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Ivana Bodrozic

Croatia (b.1982)

Ivana Bodrozic is a Croatian poet and writer.

She studied philosophy and Croatian Language and Literature in Zagreb.

She was awarded for her poetry book Korak u tamu (Pace into the Darkness) with the Goran-award for young writers, as well as the Kvirin Award in 2005.

Her poems have been published in various newspapers, magazines and anthologies, and some of them have been translated into English, German and Polish.

Her first novel Hotel Zagorje is a coming-of-age-novel. It's a book about the girl's life as a refugee, sharing a few squremetres with her mother and her brother, all of them waiting for a message of the lost father.

Ivana currently lives in Zagreb with her husband and two daughters.