Artan Kotro was born in Tirana, where he finished his secondary education. Since years now he hasbeen living and working in France, where he studied law and literature. He is Currently a researcher and lecturer in Public Rights at the University of Paris. He was also a guest lecturer at several universities (Albania, Brazil). Since 2006 he is selected by Fayard-French Publishing House, as translator of several books of I. Kadare. Publishing House, as translator of several books of I. Kadare.
-Ismail Kadare, Hamleti, ky princ i vështirë(I. Kadaré, Hamlet, le prince impossible) Fayard, 2007
Literary essays on Hamlet and his perceptions from the Albanian perspective.
-J. Demos, I. Kadaré,Albanie, Actes Sud, 2008 Photo book of J. Demos with a foreword by I.Kadare
-Helena Kadare, Koha e pamjaftueshme(Le temps qui manque) Fayard, 2010 Biography. This book was awarded as “The Book of the Year” in Tirana Book Fair, 2011.
– I. Kadare, La Provocation (nouvelles, 193 p.), Fayard, 2012