blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2022  Vol. 21  No. 2
an online journal of literature and the arts
Aleš Šteger
translations by Brian Henry

Slovenian writer Aleš Šteger has published eight books of poetry, three novels, and two books of essays. A Chevalier des Artes et Lettres in France and a member of the Berlin Academy of Arts, he received the 1998 Veronika Prize for the best Slovenian poetry book, the 1999 Petrarch Prize for young European authors, the 2007 Rožanc Award for the best Slovenian book of essays, and the 2016 International Bienek Prize. His work has been translated into over fifteen languages, including Chinese, German, Czech, Croatian, Hungarian, and Spanish. Five of his books have been published in English: The Book of Bodies (White Pine Press, 2022), Above the Sky Beneath the Earth (White Pine Press, 2019), Absolution (Istros Books, 2017), Berlin (Counterpath Press, 2015), and The Book of Things (BOA Editions Ltd., 2010), winner of the 2011 Best Translated Book Award.  end