Olja Savičević Ivančević in Neue Rundschau

place: Germany
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.

The Neue Rundschau, formerly Die neue Rundschau, founded in 1890, is a German literary magazine that appears in the S. Fischer Verlag. With its over 100 years of continuous history, it is one of the oldest cultural publications in Europe.

Each issue of the quarterly has a thematic focus, to which writers, scientists and philosophers contribute. Furthermore, national and international writers are discussed, also the translations of literary texts.

Olja Savičević Ivančević was born in Split in 1974.
She is a graduate in Croatian language and literatute, she is attending the final year of Master’s degree in literature and is a columnist for the newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija in Split.

She writes prose, poetry, literary essays and TV scenarios.
She edited the part referring to Croatia of the Short Story Anthology On the Third Square (Belgrade, 2006)

The author of three collections of poetry of which the first was published when she was fourteen year old.
Her book of short stories To Make a Dog Laugh (Zagreb, 2006) won the prize of Vijenac, the periodical for literature and cultural topics as well as the prize of the publishing house AGM as the best prose writer. The book has been published in German translation and this year it came out in Serbia.
Her poetry has been translated to English, French, Czech, Macedonian, Slovak, Slovenian and Polish language.

(D.H., 02.07.2013)