Arian Leka (1966) writes poetry, prose, essays and children’s literature. He also translates, mainly from English and Italian. For his works Arian Leka received literary awards from the Albanian Writers Union (2000, 2002) and by the Albanian Ministry of Culture (2005, 2009, 2011). His short story “Brothers of the Blade was published in “Best European Fiction 2011”. Arian Leka is the founder of Int. Literature Festival “POETEKA” and Editor of “Poeteka Review” – EUROZINE Partner. Works of his are published into German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Macedonian, and Chinese. Arian Leka holds a PhD in Literature. He is a lecturer at the Fine Arts Tirana’s University.