Franjo Janeš

Franjo Janeš (Zagreb, 1982) is a writer and a university professor, working as a senior lector at the Department of German at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, where he also graduated in English and German Language and Literature and received his PhD in Linguistics. He won the 2009 Kiklop book prize in the category best debut for his novel Night of the Diving Lead, and the SFera book prize for the best novel for Formula for Chaos in 2012.

His short story “Genie in the bottle” has been published in the anthology of young Croatian prose authors No Doors, No Knocking (Bez vrata, bez kucanja) by Sandorf in 2012. He is also an active musician, playing in the band Astridian.          

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