Marina Vujčić

Marina Vujčić (Trogir, 1966) holds a degree in Croatian language and literature from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb. She worked as a Croatian language teacher for many years, before she became a Croatian literature editor at HENA COM. So far she has published six novels (Someone Else’s Life, 2010; And Then Božo Started Afresh, 2014; It Could Have Been Me, 2015; The Neighbour, 2015; A Discharge Letter, 2016 – co-authored with Ivica Ivanišević; and The Question of Anatomy, 2017), and a collection of plays Die Soft, 2014.

A successful playwright, she won the Marin Držić Award for Die Soft (2014) and Submarine (2017) while The Neighbour won the V.B.Z. & Tisak Media award for the best unpublished manuscript in 2015. Her novel And Then Božo Started Afresh, a lucid psychological novel about a man who decides to take his life into his hands and leave Dalmatia for Zagreb, was shortlisted for European Union Prize for Literature in 2014.

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