About the Translator

IZIDORA ANGEL is a Bulgarian-born writer, translator and creative director living in Chicago. She has published essays, critique and translations for the Chicago Reader, Publishing Perspectives, EuropeNow Journal, Drunken Boat (Anomaly), Banitza, Egoist, and others. She is a founding member of the Third Coast Translators Collective. Her debut translation of Hristo Karastoyanov’s “The Same Night Awaits Us All,” (Open Letter, 2018) received an English PEN grant, an ART OMI fellowship, and was shortlisted for Peroto Literary Awards in 2018. Izidora is at work on her second novel in translation, “Four Minutes”. For selected essays and critique, please visit izidoraangel.com.

Interview for Drunken Boat
Interview in Chicago Tribune
Essay in Publishing Perspectives
Interview in Asymptote
Interview in Project Plume
Essay in Reading in Translation