Ľubica Somolayová


Ľubica Somolayová

(Slovakia), born in 1979, studied history and literature at the Faculty of Arts, Comenius-University, Bratislava. In 2002 she joined Institute of Slovak Literature, Slovak Academy of Arts and Science. She has written extensively on contemporary Slovak and European literature (especially on poetry) in professional press. She has written a Ph.D. thesis on romantic poetry. She teaches literature at the University of Trnava. She is an editor at the international poetry festival and publishing house Ars Poetica. Her first collection Eyes Wide Shut was published bilingually in San José, Costa Rica (2006) and in Slovak in Bratislava (2007).