Sanja Lovrenčić

Sanja Lovrenčić, writer and translator, has published five books of poetry, and her poems have been published in Croatian and foreign periodicals, and translated in German, Polish, Russian and Slovene. Rijeka sigurno voli poplavu (A River Must love the Flood) won “Kiklop” award for the best book of poetry in 2007. Sanja is the author of several books of prose – short stories collections Wien Fantastic and Portret kuće (Portrait of a House), and novels Kolhida, Klizalište (Skating Rink), and Dvostruki dnevnik žene sa zmajem (Woman with a Dragon Double Diary), in which diary notes and fragments of a play entwine. She has also written a biography of Croatian writer Ivana Brlić Mažuranić, U potrazi za Ivanom (Looking for Ivana), for which she has won “Gjalski” award in 2007. Her novel Martinove strune (Martin's Strings), published in Croatian and German in 2008, won Steitermaerkische Sparkasse literary award. In 2010, Sanja published a short prose pieces Zlatna riba i istočni Ariel (Gold Fish and Eastern Ariel). She is the author of a science-fiction trilogy Zmije Nikonimora (Snakes of Nikonimor), of which two parts have already been published - Palača i vrt (A Palace and a Garden), and Put do mora (A Path to the Sea). She also writes books for children.