Publications of the Vilenica festival
Amanairis: Anthology of Contemporary Irish-Language Literature
The second book of the series Vilenica Anthologies published by the Slovene Writers’ Association is dedicated to contemporary Literature in Irish. The editor of the anthology Tina Mahkota, in collaboration with poet and translator Gabriel Rosenstock, has selected 17 authors including prose wroters: Micheál Ó Conghaile, Seán Mac Mathúna, Dara Ó Conaola, Pádraic Breathnach, Alan Titley, Daithí Ó Muirí and poets: Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, Cathal Ó Searcaigh, Gabriel Rosenstock, Biddy Jenkinson, Celia de Fréine, Louis de Paor, Gearóid Mac Lochlainn, Colm Breathnach, Tomás Mac Síomóin, Paddy Bushe, Dairena Ní Chinnéide. The author of the foreword is Tomás Mac Síomóin. The excerpts have been translated by Nada Grošelj, Lučka Jenčič, Tina Mahkota, Uroš Mozetič, Ifigenija Simonovič and Andrej Stopar.
The booklet is intended as a handy collection of information on the programme and the Vilenica guests. In addition, it may serve as a useful collection of data and contacts for cooperation between authors on the one hand and editors, publishers, translators and cultural managers on the other.