Gëzim Hajdari

GËZIM HAJDARI was born in Lushnje, Albania in 1957 and fled his homeland for Italy in 1992. He has received numerous awards for his poetry and is considered a leading voice among migrant poets writing in Italian. He publishes his poetry in rigorously duallanguage collections, as he writes in both Albanian and Italian and resists the notion of either version as a translation of an original.