Kristina Kočan


(1981, Slovenia) is a poet and a translator. In 2016, she received a PhD in Contemporary American Poetry at the Faculty of Arts in Maribor. So far, two of her poetry collections have been published, namely Šara (Junk, 2008, Litera) and Kolesa in murve (Bicycles and Mullberies, 2014, Zavod Itadakimasu). Her debut was nominated for the Best Debut Award. In 2009, the translation of selected poems by Audre Lorde, entitled Postaje (Stations, ŠKUC), was published. In 2006, she co-translated the anthology of African-American poetry, entitled Govoreči boben (Speaking Drum, Separatio). Her poetry, translations and articles are published in major Slovene literary magazines. She lives in Maribor. In 2018, her third poetry collection, titled Šivje, will come out.

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