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Michael Biggins wins Lavrinova Diploma Award from Slovenian Literary Translators’ Association!

His translations include works by the likes of Vladimir Bartol, Boris Pahor, Drago Jančar and Tomaž Šalamun (Photo:

In June, Archipelago translator Michael Biggins was recognized for “his translation oeuvre, his aesthetic perfection, and his role as an intermediary between Slovenia and the English-speaking world” by the Slovenian Literary Translators’ Association. The ceremony was held in Ljublana, Slovenia.

Read more award about the award here.


Michael Biggins’ translation of Lojze Kovačič’s Newcomers is forthcoming from Archipelago next March.


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