Luljeta Lleshanaku
Luljeta Lleshanaku
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Luljeta Lleshanaku was born in Elbasan, Albania in 1968. Lleshanaku won the National Silver Pen Prize in 2000 and the International Kristal Vilenica Prize in 2009. She was a resident at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa in 1999, and a fellow at the Black Mountain Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2008. Her collection Child of Nature was a finalist for the 2011 Best Translated Book Award.

First posted: November 6, 2013

Last modified: November 5, 2013