Aleksandar Hut Kono

(b. 1982) is a bilingual, London-based writer focusing on poetry, essays and opera libretti. He has published two volumes of poems in Croatia ("Listing Things" 2013, "Dropdown Menu" 2015) and has had two operas performed at the Royal Opera House in London, UK ("Colony" 2015, "Greenland" 2015). Aleksandar holds an MA in Opera Writing earned at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and is the recipient of two poetry prizes - Ulaznica, Serbia 2011 and Fernando Pessoa Prize, Croatia 2012.