Dorta Jagić

Croatia


Dorta Jagić (1974), graduated from the Jesuit Philosophy University in Zagreb with a degree in philosophy and religious culture. She made her poetic debut in 1999 with the book Plahta preko glave (Head Under the Sheets), which won a distinguished national award, the Goran Award For Young Poets. She is an author of six poetry collections and four short stories volumes, and author of unusual biblical dictionary Mali rječnik biblijskih žena (Small dictionary of biblical women), 2013.

Jagić has had her poetry, travelogues, essays and short stories, published in various Croatian and foreign anthologies and magazines (lyrikline, Manuskripte, Trafika Europe, Arquitrave, etc.), and some of her poetry and short stories has been translated into English, French, German, Italian, Catalan, Czek, Turkish, Slovakian, Polish, Slovenian, Macedonian, Romanian, Bulgarian, etc.  Two of her poetry books are translated into Polish (Kanape na rynku), and Slovakian (Vysoké cé).

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