Antonija Novaković was born in Zagreb in 1979. Her first poetry collection, Lako mi je biti lošija (It’s easy for me to be worse), won the international “Bridges” award at the 47th Struga Poetry Evenings, after being awarded with the poet-debutant award “Goran” at the Croatian Goranovo Proljeće festival. The same year, 2008, she received the Prozak award for short prose writers younger than 35. The later resulted with the book of short stories entitled Birali ste broj koji se ne koristi (The number you have dialed is not in use). She lives and works in Zagreb.
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