User name
Password

Don't have a user name yet?
Register here.

Help

Autobiographic debut wins Kresnik prize

Ljubljana, 24 June - The publisher Delo honoured late on Sunday writer Bronja Žakelj with the Kresnik prize, recognising her debut Whites Are Washed at 90 as the best novel of the year. Žakelj is only the third female author to receive the award since it was first handed out nearly three decades ago.

Ljubljana
Writer Bronja Žakelj receives the Kresnik award for novel of the year.
Photo: Jure Makovec/STA

Ljubljana
A fire is lit atop Rožnik hill during Kresnik award ceremony.
Photo: Jure Makovec/STA

Ljubljana
A fire is lit atop Rožnik hill during Kresnik award ceremony.
Photo: Jure Makovec/STA

Ljubljana
Writer Bronja Žakelj receives the Kresnik award for novel of the year.
Photo: Jure Makovec/STA

Ljubljana
Writer Bronja Žakelj receives the Kresnik award for novel of the year.
Photo: Jure Makovec/STA

Ljubljana
Writer Bronja Žakelj receives the Kresnik award for novel of the year.
Photo: Jure Makovec/STA

Ljubljana
Writer Bronja Žakelj (centre) receives the Kresnik award for novel of the year.
Photo: Jure Makovec/STA

Ljubljana
Writer Bronja Žakelj receives the Kresnik award for novel of the year.
Photo: Jure Makovec/STA

The rest of this news item is available to subscribers.
The news item consists of 1.118 characters (without spaces) or 243 words words.

Buy the news item. Price: 2 tokens; on account: 0 tokens.

mas/mab
© STA, 2019