Maja Teref

Maja Teref is a translator from Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin, and Serbian. Her translations include Ana Ristović’s Directions for Use, shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award, Best Translated Book Award, and the National Translation Award, and Novica Tadić’s Assembly. Her translation of Milena Marković’s play Tracks is forthcoming in the Egret anthology Yugoslavia Breaking Up, featuring one play from each of the former republics and Kosovo of the former Yugoslavia. Her translations have appeared in The New YorkerBrooklyn Rail, Columbia Journal, and elsewhere. Maja teaches English at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools where she is the faculty advisor for the literary translation journal Ouroboros Review.

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