Korana Serdarević

Korana Serdarević (Zadar, 1982) graduated in Croatian language and literature and comparative literature from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb. She worked as a journalist in culture for the Večernji list daily and the weekly Forum, among others. Since 2013 she has been working as a high school teacher and part-time English translator.

She won two first prizes for her short stories in 2013 (Ranko Marinković award for her story Kravosas (Four-lined Snake) and Zlatko Tomičić Award for Ptice (Birds)) and also published her prose in all relevant literary magazines and Third Programme of the Croatian Radio. Her first book Nema se što učiniti (Nothing Can Be Done) was published in 2015.

Some of her stories are translated into English, German, Italian, Macedonian, Slovenian and Ukrainian. Her last novel Eksperiment Irene Tot (Irena Tot’s Experiment, 2017) was shortlisted for the prestigious T-portal award.


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