A Student of the Humanistics PhD Programme of the University of Nova Gorica Is a Laureate of the Lirikonov Zlat 2018 Prize

A student of the Humanistics PhD programme of the Faculty of Doctoral Studies at the University of Nova Gorica, the translator Maruša Mugerli Lavrenčič, became a laureate of the Lirikonov Zlat 2018 Prize. The solemn presentation of awards and prizes was held in the framework of the international literary festival Lirikonfest Velenje of the Poetic Slovenia Academy in Velenje on Thursday, 31 May 2018.

Maruša Mugerli Lavrenčič received the Lirikonov Zlat 2018 Prize for her brilliant journalistic translations of modern Slovenian poetry into German performed in 2007–2016 and published in the anthologies of literary festivals.

It should be noted that international literary prize Lirikonov Zlat has been awarded since 2006 for highly skilled publicist translations of poetry of the 21st century into Slovenian as well as from the Slovenian language into other world’s languages.

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