pintar-boris

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Boris Pintar

bor.pintar@gmail.com

psevdonim / pseudonym Gojmir Polajnar

English below

Rodil se je leta 1964. Gimnazijo je obiskoval v Škofji Loki, na Univerzi v Ljubljani je diplomiral iz filozofije in sociologije kulture. Poklicno je deloval kot srednješolski profesor filozofije in sociologije, vodja gledališkega programa v Cankarjevem domu v Ljubljani, pisec promocijskih besedil, turistični vodnik, prevajalec, dramaturg, kritik, esejist in pisatelj. Piše kratke zgodbe, romane, drame, dramatizacije in stripovske scenarije. Nastopa na literarnih večerih doma in v tujini. Objavlja v Sloveniji (Apokalipsa, Delo, Dialogi, Gorenjski glas, Literatura, Mentor, Nova revija, Primorska srečanja, Radio Slovenija, Sejalec, Sodobnost), v Bosni in Hercegovini (Album, Zora), v Srbiji (Balkanski književni glasnik, Symposion), na Hrvaškem (Lapis Histriae), v ZDA (Del Sol Review, Mirage Periodical, Talisman, Velvet Mafia, Flit Magazine, Absinthe, Ganymede, The Gay & Lesbian Review), na Češkem (Blatt), v Španiji (Horizon, alex_lootz), v Veliki Britaniji (Chroma Journal), v Mehiki (Posdata).

Zbirki kratkih zgodb v slovenščini, v italijanščini, v angleščini in v španščini:

2008 Atlantis, pod psevdonimom Gojmir Polajnar, ŠKUC
2005 Družinske parabole, pod psevdonimom Gojmir Polajnar, ŠKUC
2009 Parabole familiari, ZOE edizioni
2009 Family Parables, Talisman House
2010 Parábolas Familiares, Lámed Editorial
2012 Atlantis, Baile del Sol

Roman v slovenščini in v angleščini:

1998 Ne ubijaj, rad te imam, pod psevdonimom Gojmir Polajnar, Samozaložba
2002 Don’t Kill Anyone, I Love You, pod psevdonimom Gojmir Polajnar, v angleščino prevedel Aaron Gillies, Spuyten Duyvil, New York
2007 Don’t Kill Anyone, I Love You, Mobipocket
2010 Don’t Kill Anyone, I Love You. Amazon Kindle Edition

Scenarij za celovečerni igrani film

1998 Ne ubijaj, rad te imam, Soroseva šola filmske pripovedi Pokaži jezik, Ljubljana

Strip

2009 Casanova, po noveli Družinske parabole narisal Matjaž Bertoncelj, v: Matjaž Bertoncelj: Večstranski, Ljubljana: Društvo Apokalipsa

Esejistika

2001 Kastracisjki stroji, Gledališče in umetnost v devetdesetih / Castration Machines, Theatre and Art in the Nineties, soavtor z Jano Pavlič, Maska

Zastopan v zbornikih

1990 Modra svetloba, ŠKUC
2007 Lapis Histriae, Gradska knjižnica Umag
2009 Ganymede Stories One, New York: Ganymede Books
2010 Drugačna razmerja, Manca Košir s soavtorji, Mladinska knjiga
2010 Best Gay Erotica 2011, Berkeley: Cleis Press

Dramatizacije:

2010 Šarucova sliva, po Ivanu Tavčarju, soavtor z Andrejem Šubicem, Modrijan, KUD Ivan Tavčar Poljane
1998 Osebna legenda, po Paulu Coelhu, KUD Ivan Tavčar, Poljane nad Škofjo Loko
1999 Ubijaj! Nimam te rad, po Borisu Pintarju dramatiziral Niko Goršič, Globalno gledališče, Ljubljana

Dramaturgija:

2008 rokgre: Smeti na luni, režija Nick Upper, Mestno gledališče Ptuj, premiera 20. novembra

Prevedel iz angleščine:

1994 Beth Henley: Zločini srca (Crimes of the Heart), Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana
1998 Sean O’Casey: Katastrofe (The End of the Beginning), Café teater, Ljubljana
1999 Steven Berkoff: Harryjev Božič (Harry’s Christmas), Café teater, Ljubljana

Nagrade, nominacije, štipendije:

2011 Raziskovalna štipendija iz naslova knjižničnega nadomestila
2010 januarja, stanovanje Ministrstva za kulturo RS v Londonu za slovenske umetnike
2009 delovna štipendija Javne agencije za knjigo RS
2009 Parabole familiari, v italijanskem prevodu Petra Senizze, Druga nagrada za prozo za tuje avtorje na natečaju Tra le Parole e l’Infinito, Neapelj

2009 Parabole familiari, Novela, v italijanskem prevodu Petra Senizze, Premio Letteratura straniera na Premio Europeo di Arti Letterarie Via Francigena
2009 Family Parables / Družinske parabole, v angleškem prevodu Rawleya Graua, Premio Speciale per la narrativa in lingua slovenia-inglese na Concorso Internazionale di Poesia e Narrativa Città di Salò
2008 Family Parables, v angleškem prevodu Rawleya Graua, uvrščene med prve tri na natečaju Undoing the Novel, Chiasmus Press, ZDA
2008 Gejevska mama (Atlantis), nominirana za Onino zgodbo 2008 priloge časopisov Delo in Slovenske novice Ona
2007 Labodji spev (Atlantis), nominiran za najboljšo kratko zgodbo natečaja Društva slovenskih pisateljev in revije Sodobnost
2005 Simpozij (Družinske parabole), nominiran za najboljšo kratko zgodbo natečaja Društva slovenskih pisateljev in revije Sodobnost
2000 Delavnica Jima Neua za dramske pisce, Slovensko mladinsko gledališče in Festival Exodos, Ljubljana
1999 ArtsLink za literaturo, New York
1998 Mednarodna šola filmske pripovedi Pokaži jezik, Ljubljana
1982 Nagrada Zveze kulturnih organizacij Slovenije
1975 Diploma revije Pionir za mlade literate

Intervjuji:

Narobe 5, Ljubljana, april 2008
Delo, priloga Ona, Ljubljana, 15. 7. 2008
Gorenjski Glas, Razgledi – Snovanja, Kranj, 1. 8. 2008
Večer, Čitalnica, Maribor, 1. 9. 2008
Dnevnik, Objektiv, Ljubljana, 10. 4. 2010

Kritike:

Dos manzanas, Španija, 10. 6. 2011
Gorenjski Glas, Kranj, 24. 6. 2010
New Pages Book Reviews, 1. 6. 2010
South Florida Gay News, 5. 4. 2010
Bay Area Reporter, San Francisco, 11. 3. 2010
Out Front Colorado, 2010
Chroma Journal, London, 2. 12. 2009
Rainbow Reviews, ZDA, 2010
Dnevnik, Ljubljana, 3. 6. 2008
Radio Slovenija, 1. program, S knjižnega trga, 17.11.2008
Mladina, Ljubljana, 7. 11. 2005
Simpozij Obdobja 21, Ljubljana, 2003
Advocate, Los Angeles, 15. 10. 2002
Library Journal, April, 2001
Lesbo 11-12, Ljubljana, 2001

English

Born in Slovenia in 1964, Boris Pintar graduated from the University of Ljubljana with a degree in philosophy and the sociology of culture. He works as a freelance writer, arts reviewer, translator, and editor. He has written a wide range of works, including a novel, two short-story collections, a collection of essays, plays, comic strip scripts, and a screenplay. His work has appeared in numerous literary and critical journals and other publications, both in Slovenia (Apokalipsa, Delo, Dialogi, Gorenjski Glas, Literatura, Mentor, Nova Revija, Primorska Srečanja, Radio Slovenia, Sejalec, Sodobnost) and abroad – in the United States (Del Sol Review, Mirage Periodical, Talisman, Velvet Mafia, Flit Magazine, Absinthe, Ganymede, The Gay & Lesbian Review), México (Posdata), United Kingdom (Chroma Journal), the Czech Republic (Blatt), Spain (Horizon, alex_lootz), Bosnia–Herzegovina (Album, Zora), Croatia (Lapis Histriae) and Serbia (Balkanski književni glasnik, Symposion). He has given readings of his work in Slovenia and abroad. He has also translated several plays from English for the Slovene stage: Beth Henley’s Crimes of the Heart, Sean O’Casey’s The End of the Beginning, and Steven Berkoff’s Harry’s Christmas.

Fiction:

In English translation:

2009 Family Parables. Translated by Rawley Grau. Jersey City: Talisman House. (Short stories) A translation of Družinske parabole
2010 Don’t Kill Anyone, I Love You. Translated by Aaron Gilies. Amazon Kindle Edition. (Novel) A translation of Ne ubijaj, rad te imam
2007 Don’t Kill Anyone, I Love You. Translated by Aaron Gilies. Mobipockt. (Novel) A translation of Ne ubijaj, rad te imam
2002 Don’t Kill Anyone, I Love You. Translated by Aaron Gillies. New York: Spuyten Duyvil (Novel)

In Italian translation:

2009 Parabole familiari. Translated by Peter Senizza. Forlì: Zoe edizioni. (Short stories.) A translation of Družinske parabole.
2010 Parabole familiari. Translated by Peter Senizza. Amazon Kindle Edition. (Short stories.) A translation of Družinske parabole.

In Spanish translation:

2010 Parábolas Familiares. Translated by Alejandro Rodríguez Díaz del Real and Daniel Grbec. Monforte de Cid: Lámed Editorial. (Short stories.) A translation of Družinske parabole.
2010 Parábolas Familiares. Translated by Alejandro Rodríguez Díaz del Real and Daniel Grbec. Amazon Kindle Edition. (Short stories.) A translation of Družinske parabole.

2012 Atlantis.Translated by Alejandro Rodríguez Díaz del Real and Daniel Grbec. Tegueste: Baile del Sol. (Short stories.) A translation of Atlantis.

In Slovene:

2008 Atlantis. Ljubljana: ŠKUC. (Short stories)
2005 Družinske parabole. Ljubljana: ŠKUC. (Short stories)
1998 Ne ubijaj, rad te imam. Ljubljana: published by the author. (Novel)

Anthologizations:

2010 Blossoms in Autumn. In Best Gay Erotica 2011. Edited by Richard Labonté, selected by Kevin Killian. Berkeley: Cleis Press
2010 Drugačna razmerja [Different Relations], Manca Košir and co-authors. Ljubljana: Mladinska knjiga
2009 An Open Society and Blossoms in Autumn. In Ganymede Stories One. Edited by John Stahle. New York: Ganymede Books
2007 Labodji spev [Swan song]. In Lapis Histriae. Umag, Croatia: Umag City Library
1990 Kako uničujem tajne agente [How I destroy secret agents] (writing under the pseudonym Thomas Carrousel). In Modra svetloba: homoerotična ljubezen v slovenski literaturi [Blue light: Homoerotic love in Slovene literature]. Edited by Brane Mozetič. Ljubljana: ŠKU

Essays:

Kastracisjki stroji: Gledališče in umetnost v devetdesetih / Castration Machines: Theatre and Art in the Nineties. Co-authored with Jana Pavlič, with an introduction by Emil Hrvatin. Ljubljana: Maska. In Slovene and English

Plays:

2010 Šarucova sliva. [Šarevec’s plum tree.] Based on the novella by Ivan Tavčar. Co-authored with Andrej Šubic. Ljubljana: Modrijan
1998 Osebna legenda. [Personal legend.] Based on the novel The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
1999 Ubijaj! Nimam te rad. [Kill! I don’t love you.] Written by Niko Goršič, based on the novel Don’t Kill Anyone, I Love You

Screenplay:

Don’t Kill Anyone, I Love You, Screenplay for a feature-film, Show Your Tongue International Screenplay School, Ljubljana

Comic strip:

2009 Casanova. Based on the novella Family Parables, drawn by Matjaž Bertoncelj. In: Matjaž Bertoncelj: Večstranski, Ljubljana: Društvo Apokalipsa

Dramaturgy:

2008 rokgre: Smeti na luni [Garbage on the Moon], directed by Nick Upper, Ptuj City Theatre

Awards and Honors:

2011 Research Scholarship by the Slovene Writers’ Association
2010 January, studio in London of the Slovene Ministry of Culture for Slovene artists
2009 Working Scholarship by the Slovenian Book Agency
2009 The collection Parabole familiari [Family Parables] received second award for foreign authors at Tra le Parole e l’Infinito, Naples, Italy. Translated by Peter Senizza
2009 The novella Parabole familiari [Family Parables] received Premio Letteratura straniera at Premio Europeo di Arti Letterarie Via Francigena, Italy. Translated by Peter Senizza
2009 The collection Family Parables / Družinske parabole received Premio Speciale per la narrativa in lingua slovena – inglese at Concorso Internazionale di Poesia e Narrativa Città di Salò, Italy. Translated by Rawley Grau
2008 Family Parables were selected among the first three at Chiasmus Press Book Contest, USA. Translated by Rawley Grau
2008 Nomination for Onina zgodba 2008 [She’s Story 2008] by Ona, for Gejevska mama [Fag-hag]
2007 Nomination for Best Short Story, by the Slovene Writers Association and the journal Sodobnost, for Labodji spev [Swan Song]
2005 Nomination for Best Short Story, by the Slovene Writers Association and the journal Sodobnost, for Simpozij [The Symposium]
2000 Selected as a participant in the Playwrights Workshop, conducted by U.S. playwright Jim Neu and organized by the Slovene Mladinsko Theater and the Exodos Festival, Slovenia
1999 Recipient of an ArtsLink Residency Grant, USA
1998 Selected as a participant in the International Screenplay School Show Your Tongue, Slovenia
1982 National Prize for Young Writers, presented by the Association of Cultural Organizations of Slovenia
1975 Diploma of Pionir Journal for young writers, Slovenia

Reviews:

Dos manzanas, Spain, 10th June, 2010
New Pages Book Reviews, June 1, 2010
South Florida Gay News, April 5, 2010
Bay Area Reporter, San Francisco, 11 March 2010
Out Front Colorado, 2010
Rainbow Reviews, USA, 2010
Chroma Journal, London, December 2, 2009
Advocate, Los Angeles, Otober 15, 2002
Library Journal, April, 2001