Roman Simić

Roman Simić (Zadar, 1972) graduated with a degree in Comparative Literature and Spanish Studies from the University of Zagreb. He works as an editor at the literary magazine Relations and at the publishing house Fraktura; founder, organizer and Art Director of the Festival of the European Short Story. He participated in numerous international literary projects and residencies.

His publications include poetry collection In the Moment Like in the Wilderness (1996) which was a runner-up for the Goran Poetry prize, short story collections A Place Where We’re Going to Spend the Night (2000) and What We Fall in Love With (2005), which won the Jutarnji List Prize for the Best Croatian Book of Fiction, and Feed me (2012).

The latter collection won the Kiklop Award for the best Croatian book of fiction for 2012, and one of the stories from the collection won the annual Ranko Marinković Prize for the best short story. His short stories are translated into a dozen of languages and included in various anthologies of contemporary Croatian prose.

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