Anasoft litera

Marek Vadas

 

2007 Winner

 

(1971) Košice

 

He studied Aesthetics and Slovak language and literature at the Fac- ulty of Philosophy of Comenius University in Bratislava. He debuted in 1994 with a collection of short stories Malý román / Little Novel (The Award of the Literary Fund). Together with Eman Erdélyi, they are the authors of the short story – novel Univerzita / University (1996) and of the collection of short stories Diabol pod čapicou / Devil Under the Cap (2001). In 2003, he published the collection of short stories Prečo sa smrtka smeje / Why Is Banshee Laughing. He experienced a few long-term stays in Africa (Cameroon, Chad, Gabon, Nigeria). For Rozprávky z čiernej Afriky / The Fairy Tales from Black Africa (2005) he was awarded The Bibiana award for the best book for children. In 2006, he published the collection of short stories Liečiteľ / The Healer and became Anasoft litera laureate. In 2013, he published the collection of short stories Čierne na čiernom / In Black and Black.

 

 

         

Liečiteľ / The Healer

LCA

(2006)

 

Tropical Africa bewitched Marek Vadas to such an extent that after several expeditions, he decided to collect African tales that were published under the title of Rozprávky z čiernej Afriky / The Fairy Tales from Black Africa. This successful book was followed by the collection of 31 short stories Liečiteľ / The Healer, inspired by the ghosts and medicine men of the forest.

     

Відчайдушно гарне життя (Desperately Good Life)

Ukraine

Timpani

2011

 

A selection of short stories from the two books (Liečiteľ / The Healer and Prečo sa smrtka smeje / Why Is Banshee Laughingwas translated by Ivan Jackanin into the Ukrainian language and published by the Ukrainian publishing house Timpani.

     
 

A gyógyító

Hungary

Magyar Napló

2013

 

In 2013, Liečiteľ / The Healer was translated to Hungarian and published under the name of A gyógyító by the publishing house Magyar Napló.

     
       

 


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