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Katarí­na Kucbelová (Slovakia)

Katarí­na Kucbelová was born in 1979 in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia and obtained an MA in screen-writing at the Academy of Dramatic Art, Bratislava. She has publisehed two volumes of poetry: Duals (2003), Sport (2006) and one poem Little big city (2008). She works as cultural manager.

In 2006 she founded, and is also director of prestigious slovak litarary award for fiction Anasoft Litera. Her poetry has been translated in a number of foreign magazines and anthologies. She is considered to be one of the best younger Slovak poets. She lives in Bratislava.

Selected to represent Slovakia in the 2012 Cultural Olympiad Poetry Parnassus in London, below Katarí­na reads an extract from Little Big City