Will Firth | Translator

Will Firth
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10437 Berlin
Phone 030 - 444 8398

Serbo-Croat - English

Literature

“White Dogs” by Milovan Radojević, “Koko and Raden” by Brano Mandić and “Leaving” by Slađana Kavarić in World Literature Today, March 2017
“Parts of Town” by Ilija Đurović, BODY, http://bodyliterature.com/2017/02/07/ilija-durovic/
“Kim K & Co” by Marija Knežević, Far off Places, IV, I, 2016, pp. 30-32
Quiet Flows the Una

Quiet Flows the Una, novel by Faruk Šehić, Istros Books 2016, 193 pages, ISBN 978-1-908236-49-4
http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/quiet-flows-the-una-review-a-river-runs-through-him-1.2586923

Till Kingdom Come

Till Kingdom Come, novel by Andrej Nikolaidis, Istros Books 2015, 128 pages, ISBN 9781908236-241
http://ceel.org.uk/culture/books/balkan-nightmares-till-kingdom-come-nikolaidis-istros-books-2015-reviewed-by-robin-ashenden/

Best European Fiction 2016

“The Five Widows” by Ilija Đurović, Best European Fiction 2016, Dalkey Archive Press, Champaign/London 2015, ISBN 978-1628971149

Zagreb noir

“The Gates of Hell” by Ružica Gašperov and “Happiness on a Leash” by Neven Ušumović, Zagreb Noir, Akashic Books, New York 2015

The Great War, novel by Aleksandar Gatalica, Istros Books 2014

The Great War, novel by Aleksandar Gatalica, Istros Books 2014, 414 pages, ISBN 978-1908236203

Best European Fiction 2015

“The Eyes of Entropija Plamenac” by Balša Brković, Best European Fiction 2015, Dalkey Archive Press, Champaign/London 2014, ISBN 978-1564789679

Come Here Often?

“Limb” by Robert Perišić, Come Here Often?, Black Balloon Publishing 2014, ISBN 978-1936787227

Wasafiri

“A Small Gift from the Isles in the Third Year of the War” by Aleksandar Gatalica, Wasafiri, 78, 2014, pp. 10-12

Robert Perišić

“One Big Mess“ by Robert Perišić, BODY, http://bodyliterature.com/2014/02/01/robert-perisic-2

Ekaterini

Ekaterini, novel by Marija Knežević, Istros Books 2013, 190 pages, ISBN 978-1908236135

Transcript, Europe’s online review of international writing

“Poofs” by Olja Savičević Ivančević, Transcript, Europe’s online review of international writing, 2013, www.lit-across-frontiers.org/en/transcript/poofs

Best European Fiction 2014

“Adios Cowboy” by Olja Savičević Ivančević, Best European Fiction 2014, Dalkey Archive Press, Champaign/London 2013, ISBN 978-1564788986

“The New Testament” by Lena Ruth Stefanović, Best European Fiction 2014, Dalkey Archive Press, Champaign/London 2013, ISBN 978-1564788986

Boris Dežulović

“The Red Devil” by Boris Dežulović, BODY, http://bodyliterature.com/2013/08/31/boris-dezulovic
photo by Ed S. Johovac

The Son, novel by Andrej Nikolaidis

The Son, novel by Andrej Nikolaidis, Istros Books 2013, 115 pages, ISBN 978-1908236128
This book won Nikolaidis the 2011 European Union Prize for Literature.

www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/reviews/paperback-review-the-son-by-andrej-nikolaidis-trs-will-firth-8803255.html

The Storm in the Still Life: Lettyerplying a Sea of Red

The Storm in the Still Life: Lettyerplying a Sea of Red, epistemological novel by Ivan B. Vodopija, Ex Libris 2013, 122 pages, ISBN 978-953-284-080-3

A Handful of Sand, novel by Marinko Koščec

A Handful of Sand, novel by Marinko Koščec, Istros Books 2013, 220 pages, ISBN: 978-1-908236-07-4

Best European Fiction 2013

“The Face” by Dragan Radulović, Best European Fiction 2013, Dalkey Archive Press, Champaign/London 2012, ISBN: 978-1564787927

Andrej Nikolaidis

“So Much Time for So Few Things” by Andrej Nikolaidis, Transcript, Europe’s online review of international writing, no. 40, 2012
www.transcript-review.org

Andrej Nikolaidis

“Saturday Showdown” by Jurica Pavičić, InTranslation, 2012

Our Man in Iraq, novel by Robert Perišić

Our Man in Iraq, novel by Robert Perišić, Istros Books 2012, 260 pages, ISBN: 978-1908236043
US edition: Black Balloon Publishing 2013, 256 pages, ISBN: 978-1936787050

Review by Emily Donaldson: http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/books/2013/04/12/our_man_in_iraq_by_robert_perisic_review.html
Review by Saul Austerlitz: http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/books/2013/04/11/book-review-our-man-iraq-robert-perisic/Lj7GW46dp2uUrDf9EK9JYO/story.html
Review by Tim Judah: http://www.kriticnamasa.com/item_en.php?id=135
Review by Ann Morgan: http://ayearofreadingtheworld.com/tag/robert-perisic/

The Coming, novel by Andrej Nikolaidis

The Coming, novel by Andrej Nikolaidis, Istros Books 2012, 127 pages, ISBN: 978-1908236036

Andrej Nikolaidis

“Till Kingdom Come“ by Andrej Nikolaidis, Best of Sarajevo Notebooks II, 2011, p. 100-110 www.sveske.ba

Andrej Nikolaidis was one of the winners of the EU Prize for Literature 2011, see www.euprizeliterature.eu/author/2011/andrej-nikolaidis

Best European fiction 2012

“Without Fear of Change” by Marija Knežević, Best European Fiction 2012, Dalkey Archive Press, Champaign/London 2011, ISBN 978-1564786807

“The Coming (excerpt)” by Andrej Nikolaidis, Best European Fiction 2012, Dalkey Archive Press, Champaign/London 2011, ISBN 978-1564786807

Hansen's Children, novel by Ognjen Spahić

Hansen's Children, novel by Ognjen Spahić, Istros Books 2011, 156 pages, ISBN: 978-1-908236-01-2

This novel was awarded the 2005 Meša Selimović Prize for the best new novel from Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro; in 2011 Spahić won the Ovid Festival Prize for outstanding young writers.

Zlatko Beretovac 1943

The memoirs of Zlatko Beretovac, translated for the Mužinić family in Fremantle/Australia, 2010-2011, approx. 400 pages

Best European Fiction 2011

“Raymond Is No Longer With Us—Carver Is Dead” by Ognjen Spahić, Best European Fiction 2011, Dalkey Archive Press, Champaign/London 2010, ISBN 9781564786005

Leap into the City: Cultural Positions, Political Conditions. Seven Scenes from Europe
"Plum Preserves" by Jasmila Žbanić, Leap into the City: Cultural Positions, Political Conditions. Seven Scenes from Europe, "relations" (a project initiated by the German Federal Cultural Foundation, Berlin), 2006, pp. 249-258
Blast
"A Drink or Two Loosens the Tongue" by Julio Parker, Blast, 35, 1997, pp. 16-17
Kumewawa Son of the Amazon
Kumewawa Son of the Amazon, children’s novel by Tibor Sekelj, translated 1997 (as yet unpublished), 90 pages

Read excerpt here.

Humanities

Welcome to the Desert of Post-Socialism:  Radical Politics After Yugoslavia
"The Silence of Lamb-Eaters: Transition as a Post-War Crime" by Andrej Nikolaidis, Welcome to the Desert of Post-Socialism: Radical Politics After Yugoslavia, Srećko Horvat and Igor Štiks (eds.), Verso 2015, ISBN 978-1781686201
Leap into the City: Cultural Positions, Political Conditions. Seven Scenes from Europe
Essays by Jasmina Husanović, Emir Imamović, Nebojša Jovanović and Andrea Zlatar plus an interview by Marina Gržinić, Leap into the City: Cultural Positions, Political Conditions. Seven Scenes from Europe, "relations" (a project initiated by the German Federal Cultural Foundation, Berlin), 2006, around 40 pages
The Workers’ Movement in Serbia and Ex-Yugoslavia
The Workers’ Movement in Serbia and Ex-Yugoslavia, Aleksandar Simić, 1997, 14 pages

Film

Women in Black by Zoran Solomun
Subtitle translations for Women in Black by Zoran Solomun, client: Zero Film, 1997
Tired Companions by Zoran Solomun
Subtitle translations for Tired Companions by Zoran Solomun, client: Zero Film, 1996

Other

Sarajevo

Translations for the alternative travel guide Little Global Cities: Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina), Kerber Verlag 2014, 204 pages, ISBN: 978-3-86678-618-9

Little Global Cities: Novi Sad (Serbia)

Translations for the alternative travel guide Little Global Cities: Novi Sad (Serbia), Kerber Verlag 2012, 132 pages, ISBN: 978-3-86678-615-8

Little Global Cities: Osijek (Croatia)

Translations for the alternative travel guide Little Global Cities: Osijek (Croatia), Kerber Verlag 2012, 172 pages, ISBN: 978-3-86678-614-1

International Romani Union
Funding applications and essays on the culture and language of the Romanies for Dr Rajko Djurić, President of the International Romani Union, 1997-2004

Intensive work with refugees from ex-Yugoslavia attempting to migrate from Germany to the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, 1996-2000