Literary reading with Bojan Babic

European Residence Programme for Writers and Literary Translators 2011 – 2012

Literary reading with Bojan Babic
Moderator: Nenad Veličković
June 20th 2012, 7pm
Sarajevo, Multimedia Centre Mak
Alipašina 6a

Bojan Babic was born on 5th June 1977 in Belgrade. As a high school student, he published his first book of short stories “Pli-pli”. After graduation, he was employed as copywriter, and during the last three years he voluntarily participated in the work of the Institute for Evaluation and Development of Education, he worked at the school of creative writing At the Third Square, and as a guest speaker at a literary workshop of artistic groups Hop-la. He has published four books of prose and poetry, and one an unofficial release. He is a collaborator of online magazine e-novine, and he was one of the representatives of Serbia on the international festival of short stories short Kikinda.

His books have been on the short listed for Branko, Ratković and Đura Đukan award, and in 2011 he received a scholarship from the Foundation of Borislav Pekić, the only literary scholarship in Serbia, for a synopsis of the omnibus’s novel omnibus Girls, Be Good.

European Residence Programme for Writers and Literary Translators 2011 – 2012 is programme organized by Sarajevo Open Centre and literary network Traduki. The idea behind the programme is to enable writers and translators to work intensely on their manuscripts for one month, to get acquainted with the social and literary circumstances in Bosnia and Herzegovina, while at the same time promoting literature and the work of the visiting translators to the local audience in Sarajevo.