Evald Flisar

Evald Flisar

Evald Flisar, 2015
Born (1945-02-13)13 February 1945
Gerlinci, Slovenia
Occupation Writer, poet, translator, playwright, editor
Notable works Čarovnikov vajenec, Popotnik v kraljestvu senc, Kaj pa Leonardo?, Jutri bo lepše

Evald Flisar (born 13 February 1945) is a Slovene writer, poet, playwright, editor and translator. He was president of the Slovene Writers' Association for three consecutive terms between 1995 and 2002[1] and is editor-in-chief of the literary and cultural magazine Sodobnost.[2]


Flisar was born in 1945 in Gerlinci in the Prekmurje region of eastern Slovenia. He attended secondary school in Murska Sobota and studied comparative literature at the University of Ljubljana, English and English literature at Chiswick Polytechnic in London and for a while in Australia. Many of his books are travelogues and he is also an acclaimed playwright. He received the Prešeren Foundation Award in 1993 for his travelogue Popotnik v kraljestvu senc and his plays Kaj pa Leonardo? and Jutri bo lepše.[3]

Published works




Children's literature


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