Jernej Županič

/Slovenia, 1982
Jernej Županič

Jernej Županič (1982), a B.Sc. philosopher and literary comparativist, works as a lecturer and translator. He has translated authors such as Jonathan Franzen, David F. Wallace, Taiye Selasi, Dave Eggers, Lydia Davis, and C. D. Wright, for the translations of the latter three he received the Radojka Vrančič Award for a young translator in 2017. In 2016, he published the poetry collection Tatar, which was nominated for the SKS Award for best book debut in 2017 and for the Jenko Award in 2018. In 2018, his debut novel Mamuti was published.