This website is using cookies

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website. 

The page of Štrpka, Ivan, English biography

Image of Štrpka, Ivan
Štrpka, Ivan


poet, song lyric writer, essayist, writer, and translator

30 June 1944 in Hlohovec. He grew up in Southern Slovakia. In 1963–1969 he studied Slovak and Spanish at Comenius University in Bratislava. After short-time jobs as a literary editor he worked for Slovak Television in Bratislava in the department of children’s programmes. For political reasons he was not allowed to publish his works during the Seventies. In the mid-Eighties he became chief editor of the magazine Mladé rozlety and then deputy chief editor of a newly established literary weekly, Literárny týzdenník. In 1990–1993 he was chief editor of the weekly Kultúrny život and since 1999 he has worked as chief editor of the literary magazine Romboid in Bratislava.


Anthology ::
Literature ::
Translation ::