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Vilenica 2006 participants

The Vilenica jury advised by the consultants selected renowned literati, but also editors, translators, publishers, cultural managers from Central European countries and beyond to take part in the 21st Vilenica International Literary Festival.

Authors
Lindita Arapi, Albania
Birgit-Müller Wieland, Austria
Alhierd Bacharevič, Belarus
Goran Samardžić, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ekaterina Yossifova, Bulgaria
Michál Ajvaz, Czech Republic
Tönnu Önnepalu, Estonia
Tatjana Gromača, Croatia
Claudio Pozzani, Italia
Inga Abele, Latvia
Daiva Čepauskaitė, Lithuania
Szilárd Borbély, Hungary
Venko Andonovski, Macedonia
Terézia Mora, Germany
Olga Tokarczuk, Poland
Nora Iuga, Romania
Márius Kopcsay, Slovak Republic
Oto Horvat, Serbia
Raphael Urweider, Switzerland
Ostap Slyvynsky, Ukraine
Iva Jevtić, Slovenia
Miran Košuta, Slovenia
Breda Smolnikar, Slovenia
Zdenko Kodrič, Slovenia
Marko Uršič, Slovenia
Mojca Kumerdej, Slovenia
Ervin Fritz, Slovenia

Anna Rogozhnikova, Kazakhstan
Gabriel Rosenstock, Ireland
Brian Henry, USA
Yiorgos Chouliaras, Greece

The Basque literature
Barnardo Atxaga
Harkaitz Cano
Miren Agur Meabe
Rikardo Arregi
Kirmen Uribe

Publishers, editors, translators, cultural managers and publishers
Dulce Ma Zúñiga, director of the literay house Julio Cortazar, Mexico
Bohdan Zadura, at Twórczość, Poland
Geza Morcsany, editor at the Magvetõ, Hungary
Lukacs Zsolt, translator, Hungary
Damir Uzunović, writer and editor of the Buybook publishing house, BiH
Maura Kennedy, programme director of the Cúirt Festival of Literature, Ireland
Bistrica Mirkulovska, translator, Macedonija
Eric Naulleau, editor, writer, France
Antoine Choplin, director of the Festival de l’Arpenteur

CEI Round Table at Vilenica
Simona Škrabec, moderator, Slovenia
Csordás Gábor, Hungary
Karl-Markus Gauß, Austria
Tatjana Gromača, Croatia
Werner Wintersteiner, Austria
Idith Zertal, Israel

Round-Table Discussion on Basque Literature
Marjeta Drobnič, moderator
Alexandra Büchler, keynote address
Juan Ramon Makuso
Mari Jose Olaziregi
Franco Juri
Rikardo Arregi

Upon the publication of the Slovene translations of their books by the Cankarjeva Publishing House, Karl-Markus Gauß and Ilma Rakusa, Vilenica 2005 Prize Winners will again guests of Vilenica.

Comparative Literature Colloquium
Beata Thomka, Hungary
Bart Keunen, Belgium
Lucia Boldrini, Great Britain

Dušan Merc, Slovenia
Marijan Dović, Slovenia
Egon Pelikan, Slovenia
Karl Stuhlpfarrer, Avstrija / Austria
John Neubauer, The Netherlands
Igor Škamperle, Slovenia
Vanesa Matajc, Slovenia
Gregor Pompe, Slovenia
Gašper Troha, Slovenia

Vilenica jury

Veno Taufer
president of the jury, poet, translator, essayist, founding director of Vilenica / Ljubljana

Andrej Blatnik, prose writer, translator, editor / Ljubljana
Lidija Dimkovska, poet, translator, essayist / Ljubljana
Niko Grafenauer, poet, translator, essayist and editor / Ljubljana
Jože Hradil, translator, editor, lexicographer / Ljubljana
Vesna Kondrič Horvat, associate professor of contemporary German literature at the University of Maribor
Ludwig Hartinger, translator, essayist, editor / Austria
Tone Peršak, prose writer / Ljubljana
Veronika Simoniti, language assistant and translator / Ljubljana
Tomaž Šalamun, poet and translator / Ljubljana
Neva Šlibar, professor of modern German literature at the University of Ljubljana
Špela Šramel, translator, assistant professor of Slovak literature at the University of Ljubljana
Aleš Šteger, poet / Ljubljana
Jana Unuk, translator / Ljubljana
Jani Virk, prose writer, translator / Ljubljana

Consulants:

Agnieszka Bedkowska, translator, Assistant Professor at the Institute for Slavic Philosophy of the Šlezije University / Poland
Erica Johnson-Debeljak, translator, columnist / Slovenia
Alenka Jensterle Doležal, Associate Professor of Slovene literature at the Faculty of Arts in Prague/ Czech Republic
Miriam Drev, translator, columnist, poet / Slovenia
Marjeta Prelesnik Drozg, librarian, translator / Slovenia
Marta Dziluma, director of the Latvian Literature Centre, cultural manager and literary critic / Latvia
Csordás Gábor, essayist, editor at the Jelenkor Publishing House / Hungary
Gallos Orsolya, translator / Hungary
Ludwig Hartinger, translator, essayist, editor / Austria
Aleš Kozar, translator / Czech Republik
Dana Krsakova, literary critic and literary scholar at the Institute of Slovak Literature in Bratislava / Slovak Republik
Inesa Kurjan, research worker / Minsk
Tina Mahkota, translator and columnist / Slovenia
Brina Švigelj Merat, prose writer and columnist / France
Aleš Mustar, poet and translator / Slovenia
Vera Pejovič, poet and translator / Slovenia
Kornelijus Platelis, poet and translator / Lithuania
Peter Rácz, philosopher, poet and translator / Hungary
Ilma Rakusa, prose writer, lecturer at the University of Zürich / Switzerland
Judit Reiman, translator, lecturer at the University of Budapest / Hungary
Ana Ristović, poet and translator / Serbia
Jutka Rudaš, Assistant Professor at the Department for the Hungarian Language at the University of Maribor / Slovenia
Matteo di Salvio, linguistic coordinator at the Instituto Italiano di cultura in Slovenia / Slovenia
Irena Samide, translator, German language Assistant at the Universityof Ljubljana / Slovenia
Namita Subiotto, senior lecturer at the Department of Macedonian language and literature at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana / Slovenija
Katarina Šalamun Biedrzycka, translator, essayist / Poland
Pavel Šaradin, columnist, translator and editor / Czech Republic
Tea Štoka, Assistant professor for the Italian language at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana / Slovenia
Špela Virant, Assistant Professor at the Department of German Studies at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana /Slovenia