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award

'My son only walks a little slower' awarded in Buenos Aires

Ivor Martinić's play titled 'My son only walks a little slower' performed and produced by Apacheta Theatre in Buenos Aires just won prestigious ACE Award by Association of Theatre Critics of Argentina in the category for Best Independent Theatre Performance.
 
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Help Booksa raise $6.000 for restoration and new equipment

Kulturtreger is a nonprofit organization committed to promotion of literature and reading. Since 2004. They have been running a friendly community club called Booksa, situated in the center of Zagreb, Croatia.
 
award

The book 'Ten Contemporary Croatian Plays' awarded in Argentina

The book 'Ten Contemporary Croatian Plays', published last year in Spanish language by publisher Biblos from Buenos Aires, has won Teatro del Mundo 2014 award in the category of best editing.
 
fair

Interliber 2014

Interliber – International Book and teaching Appliences Fair takes place from 11 to 16 November. Visitors can expect full pavilions 5 and 6, numerous new titles, book presentations, the arrival of Croatian and foreign star authors, interviews with authors with book signings, meetings of publishers, booksellers and librarians, literary workshops, panel discussions, and it is all just a part of the rich programme to take place in an intense rhythm on stage and at exhibitors’ stands.
 
new edition announcement

Brigada Satellites in eco-design book

Going green, eco-friendly, upcycling … these are all terms that reference a new consciousness that has been gaining momentum throughout the world, and these changes depict a cultural and economic shift away from mass consumption toward a greater conservation of the Earth’s limited resources, writes Patty Wonkpakdee in the editorial of the book Art Without Waste – 500 up cycled & earth friendly designs.
 
announcements

Booksa in New York

Miljenka Buljević, one of the co-founders of Booksa, will take part in the porgram of International Literary Festival World Voices organized by the American PEN centar from 28 April to 4 May in New York.
 
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Daša Drndić wins Prozart Award

Daša Drndić is the winner of the Prozart Award for 2014 for her contribution to by International Literary Festival PRO-ZA Balkan from Skopje for her contribution to development of contemporary Balkan literature.
 
announcements

Leipzig Book Fair 2014

The year's edition of Leipzig Book Fair is taking place from 13 to 16 March and will present Croatian writers included in the program titled Fokus Südosteuropa which is curated and selected by Alida Bremer
 
new edition announcement

Book 'Sweet Sixties. Specters and Spirits of a Parallel Avant-garde' to be launched in Vienna

Vienna tranzit.at will host on 26 February, 7pm, the book launch of Sweet Sixties: Specters and Spirits of a Parallel Avant-Garde, a project realized partly by Croatian curatorial collective WHW.
 
award

Poet Lana Derkač awarded in Korea

Poet Lana Derkač is the recipient of the Korean National Award for Literature by the World Academy for Art and Culture from South Korea for natural modernism which is a topic the academy is aiming to promote.
 
new edition announcement

Book launch: Sanja Iveković - Unknown Heroine – A Reader

Calvert 22 Foundation is announce the launch of Sanja Iveković: Unknown Heroine – A Reader on 8 December from 7 to 9pm at Calvert 22 Foundation in London.
 
festival

9th BOOK FAIR(Y) in Istria 

Pula Festival of Books and Authors known as 9th BOOK FAIR(Y) will be held this year from 5 to 15 December with the main theme: Socialism on the Bench having in focus Contemporary Russian Literature and Vojvodina – Region in the Region.
 
announcements

On the Boat - Contemporary Croatian Literature in Germany

As a part of the programme Kroatien Kreativ event titled ‘On the Boat - Contemporary Croatian Literature in German Literary Institutions’ is set to take place from 26 September to 4 December in Berlin, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Hamburg, Kiel, München, Rostock, Sulzbach-Rosenberg and Weimar.
 
award

Croatian poet Luko Paljetak awarded Pushkin Medal

Croatian poet Luko Paljetak has been awarded the Pushkin Medal by the Academy of Russian Literature in recognition of his outstanding artistic contribution to contemporary European culture and his active participation in Russian-Croatian cultural cooperation, the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts (HAZU) said on Wednesday.
 
festival

World Literature Festival 2013

At the beginning of  September Zagreb will get a new literary event - the World Literature Festival as a gathering place with great names in literature. The festival in its first edition takes place from 5 to 17 September.
 
presentation

Olja Savičević Ivančević in Neue Rundschau

The selection of poetry by Olja Savičević Ivančević from her collection entitled ‘Mamasafari’ translated by Blažena Radas in German language was published in the latest edition of the magazine Neue Rundschau.
 
presentation, festival

Croatian writers @ Krokodokodil Festival in Belgrade

Writers Ana Đokić and Darko Macan will partake in the program of the first literature festival for children KROKODOKODIL ("younger brother" of the famous regional festival CROCODILE) to be held in Belgrade on 19 April.
 
announcements

Norwegian crime novelist Nesbo to visit Zagreb on 18-20 April

Jo Nesbo, a famous Norwegian author and musician, will be in Croatia on 18-20 April when he is expected to take part in this year's edition of Noir Festival in Zagreb.
 
presentation

Croatian Literature in London

Croatian literature will be extensively presented in the following days within UK's 'Croatian Literature in Focus' at the London Book Fair. This program belongs to the frame of ‘Welcome Croatia’ Festival which represents Croatia as a new member of the European Union.
 
competition

Daša Drndić long-listed for the 2013 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize

Drndić was shortlisted for her novel Trieste, a story about Jews of Gorizia in Northeast Italy during World War II.
 
new edition announcement

Book tells the story of Europe's oldest public theatre

A book telling the history of Europe’s oldest theatre on the island of Hvar was presented to the public last week in Split. The book ‘Hvar and its Theatre’ by Mirjana Kolumbić tells the story of the 500-year-old theatre from its beginnings through to the present day.
 
fair

Leipzig Book Fair 2013

The Leipzig Book Fair is the most important spring meeting place for the publishing and media sector and has evolved into an attractive hallmark across Europe. This year the fair is connected with the promotion of Kroatien Kreativ Festival that takes place in Germany during the year.
 
presentation

National and University Library to have open-door days on 18 - 21 Feb.

The National and University Library in Zagreb (NSK) will hold Open-Door Days on 18 - 21 February, and in that period several events will be organised when visitors will have an opportunity to participate in restoration workshops, attend concerts and view a collection of manuscripts and ancient books, graphic sketches and old atlases.
 
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Recognition for Andrea Petrlik Huseinović in Russia

Andrea Petrlik Huseinović's picture book 'Maleni' (The Little One) has been marked for Top 10 International Books selection within Russian Literary Award 'The Book of the Year – Children's Selection 2012' as a part of the international award Children's Choice founded and supported ny the International Reading Association (IRA) and Children’s Book Council (CBC). More than 400 children across Russia voted for her book.
 
competition

Josip Novakovich nominated for the Man Booker International Prize

Canadian author of Croatian origin and Concordia creative writing professor Josip Novakovich is one of 10 authors nominated for the fifth Man Booker International Prize. Worth £60,000, the award recognizes the world’s finest modern literature.
 
new edition announcement

New edition of Relations Magazine

The latest edition of the literary magazine Relations (3-4/2012) has  been launched. This issue covers the topic of Contemporary Croatian Literature in English Translation.
 
announcements

Robert Perišić's book among the most anticipated in US

Robert Perišić's book Our Man in Iraq has been selected among the most anticipated books to be launched this year in the States. The list titled 'Most Anticipated: The Great Book Preview' is regularly published at the respectful literary portal The Millions.
 
award

Translator Ana Pranjković awarded in Austria

Ana Pranjković is the recipient of the National Translation Award by the Ministry of Education, Art and Culture of the Republic Austria for her translation of Thomasa Bernhard's book Extinction published in Croatia by Meandar Media.
 
festival

9th Fair of Culture

SC – Culture of Change in Zagreb is organising the annual Fair of Culture which is set to take place from 13 to 16 December offering a large scale of performances, workshops, concerts, exhibitions, etc.
 
new edition announcement

Slobodan Novak in English

Slobodan Novak's novel 'Izvanbrodski dnevnik' has been translated in English entitled Three Journeys. The book was translated by Tamara Budimir and edited by Nikola Đuretić.
 
fair

18th Book Fair(y) in Istria

18th Book Fair(y) in Istria follows the topic 'The Mediterranean – sea of differences' presenting as always respectful international programme in the fields of book and publishing. The Fair takes place from 30 November to 9 December in the city of Pula, Croatia.
 
conference, symposium

Cultural and Scientific Days of Marija Jurić Zagorka

One of the most charismatic writers of Croatian history Marija Juric Zagorka (1873rd to 1957th) attracts many fans of her character and work. This is the sixth gathering dedicated to Marija Juric Zagorka during 30 November and 1 December.
 
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The jewel of Croatian Baroque literature

The Zrinski family, one of the oldest noble families of medieval Croatia, as well as the Zrinski-Frankopan conspiracy, have been written about by many historians, literary writers and specialists in other fields. In all of these writings Ana Katarina Zrinski features as the central character and this decisive and remarkable woman remained one of the most distinguished persons in the Croatian history.
 
fair

Detoni Dujmić and Lovrenčić in Guadalajara, Mexico

Dunja Detoni Dujmić and Željka Lovrenčić will this year represent the Croatian Writers' Association during International Book Fair in Guadalajara which is set to take place from 24 November to 2 December.
 
award

Croatian author Lada Žigo to be awarded at ceremony in Brussels

Croatian author Lada Žigo will be presented with an award for her book Roulette at the 2012 European Union Prize for Literature in Brussels on 22 November.
 
event

Anniversary of the birth of August Šenoa

Today we commemorate the great August Šenoa, the greatest of all the sons of Zagreb, as Antun Gustav Matoš called him once, the Orpheus who gave it [Zagreb] the voice and words which rang with the soul of its people.
 
fair

Interliber fair opens in Zagreb

The international Interliber book fair opened at Zagreb Fair on Tuesday and will run until Sunday offering up to 70% discounts on books presented by more than 240 publishers.
 
conference, symposium

Traduki meeeting in Zagreb

Croatian Ministry of Culture is currently hosting the annual meeting of the Traduki Network Board of Directors which dedicated to the promotion of literature and books between the German speaking countries and the countries of the region, during which all partaking sides will exchange experiences in the field of publishing, translating and discussing the future books.
 
fair

Interliber book fair to be held on November 13-18

The 35th international book and teaching aids fair Interliber will take place at the Trade Fair Centre in Zagreb on November 13-18.
 
announcements

Croatia takes part in NaNoWriMo

Croatia will also take part the National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, the world’s largest writing event and nonprofit literary crusade. Domestic coordinators are Ivana Delač and Vesna Kurilić, and the events will take place on 4, 11, 18 and 25 November (16-20) in Booksa, Zagreb.
 
award

The Angelus Goes to Miljenko Jergović

The Sarajevo émigré writer based in Zagreb Miljenko Jergović received the Angelus Central European Literature Award on Saturday. He was given the award for his book " Srda pjeva, u sumrak, na Duhove," translated by Magdalena Petrynska.
 
announcements

Writers to be guests in Sarajevo

Book in the Centre, NGO based in Zagreb, is co-organizing jointly with Sarajevo Open Centre, National Library Sarajevo and PEN of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an international literary event titled Books in the Shoes with participating writers: Zoran Pongrašić, Željka Mezić, Nikolina Manojlović Vračar, Igor Čumandra and Ana Đokić.
 
presentation, fair

32 Croatian publishers to take part in Frankfurt Book Fair

A total of 32 Croatian publishing companies will take part in the 10-14 October Frankfurt Book Fair, the authors of the Croatian presentation at this largest international book fair told a news conference in Zagreb on Wednesday.
 
competition

Miljenko Jergović one of finalists of the Angelus award

Writer Miljenko Jergović is one of the finalists of the Angelus award in Poland with his book 'Srda pjeva, u sumrak, na Duhove'. The name of the winner is to be made public on the 27th of October.
 
new edition announcement

'In Contrast: Croatian Film Today', a book on contemporary Croatian film distributed worldwide

Croatian film, touring more and more world festivals each year, will now be accompanied by the first book on contemporary Croatian film, in English language, co-published by the Croatian Film Clubs’ Association and American publisher Berghahn Books, which also took over its global distribution.
 
announcements

Open Door day at Italian Institute in Zagreb

An "Open Door" event will take place on Saturday, 15 September at the Italian Cultural Institute in Zagreb, on Preobrazenska street 4. Opening from 11 AM to 9.30 PM, the event promises children and adults the opportunity to learn more about the Institute and its activities through games in Italian, watching a movie, listening to Italian songs, and much more.
 
award

Dubravka Ugresic Wins the Jean Améry Award

According to Boersenblatt, Dubravka Ugresic has been awarded the Jean Améry Award for Essay Writing for the German version of Karaoke Culture.
 
artist-in-residence

Writers-in-residence – Krešimir Bagić

Poet, editor and literary theoretician Krešimir Bagić curremntly partakes in the writers-in-residence programme in Rennes, France. His residence was supported by the French Institute in Split.
 
new edition announcement

Critical Mass – trilingual literary portal

Kritična masa / Critical Mass is a newly established and recently launched online web portal for international audience interested in Croatian contemporary literature.
 
new edition announcement

Jorge-Luis Subiabre Matiacha published a monograph about Croatians in Chile

Huellas y Rastros de Croatas en Punta Arenas (The Impressions and Traces of Croatians in Puntas Arenas) is a trilingual, Spanish-English-Croatian book of photos by Jorge Subiabre Matiacha and Tatiana Alfaro Chavez, that he recently published in Puntas Arenas.
 
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