Ilija Trojanow

/Germany, Bulgaria, 1965
Ilija Trojanow

Ilija Trojanow (1965, Germany/Bulgaria), born in Sofia, grew up in Nairobi. He studied law and anthropology in Munich. Trojanow founded the Marino publishing house for books on Africa in 1989. From 1998–2003 he lived in Bombay and from 2003–2006 in Cape Town. Now he lives in Vienna. Trojanow is a novelist and an essayist, a translator and a publicist. He is the author of over twenty books that have been translated into 31 languages. Wor his work Trojanow received numerous awards – Leipzig Book Fair Prize (2006), Berlin Literature Prize (2007), Würth Prize for European Literature (2010), Heinrich Böll Prize (2017), and Vilenica International Literary Award (2018).


/ Ode to Another Whale

/ Rudimentary

/ Signal

/ Straddle

/ Strumming