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Slovenia – Ana Schnabl

Ana Schnabl is an award-winning authoress from Slovenia.
Her collection of short stories Razvezani (Disentangled) received Best Literary Debut Prize at the annual Ljubljana Book Fair in 2017. The same book was shortlisted for the Novo mesto Short Prize and for the Mira PEN Award. The collection was translated into Serbian (Partizanska knjiga, 2018) and German (Folio Verlag, 2020). The Serbian translation received the Edo Budiša Award in Croatia. Her second book, the novel called Mojstrovina (Masterpiece) was published in 2020. It is due to be translated into Serbian (Partizanska knjiga, 2022), German (Folio Verlag, 2022) and is already available in English (Istros Books, 2021). She finished her second novel called Plima (The Tide) in January 2021. The book will be published in 2022. She is currently working on a collection of novellas. A doctoral student of philosophy, her research focuses on the female autobiography and confession and women in psychoanalysis. She is also assistant director of Oštro, Center of Investigative Journalism of the Adriatic region. In her spare time, she is an avid reader, mountaineer and a helicopter parent of two dogs and a cat.


Book Cover of Razvezani



Writing Example: An excerpt from a short story

Interview with Ana Schnabl