Dražen Katunarić 
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Dražen Katunarić 
Author

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* 25.12.1954, Zagreb, Croacia
Vive en: Zagreb, Croacia

Dražen Katunarić is a Croatian poet, writer and essayist. He studied philosophy at the University of Human Sciences, Strasbourg. He has worked as a librarian and translator and works as a freelance writer since 1988.

In 1981 he started working as an editor for the publishing house "Mladost" and for the Croatian edition of "Lettre internationale" in the early 1990ies. He also worked as an editor for the literary journal "The Bridge" and "The European Messenger".

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Since 1980 he has published poems, essays, travelogues, prose, articles, plays in croatian and foreign reviews. His poems are included in all relevant anthologies of conteporary Croatian poetry and he was invited to a number of international poetry festivals, e.g. in Medellin, Trois Rivières, Lodève, Lüttich, Bastia, Vilenica and Namur. His works have been translated into French, English, Italian, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Slovenian, Romanian, Macedonian, Albanian and German. He was named a Knight of Literature (Chevalier de la littérature et de l'art) by the French Ministry of Culture.

Publicaciones
  • Bacchus in marble

    poems

    Zagreb: 1983

  • Sand Trap

    poems

    Zagreb: 1985

  • Imposture

    poems

    Zagreb: 1987

  • At Sea

    poems

    Zagreb: 1988

  • Psalms

    poems

    Zagreb: 1990

  • The Abrupt Voice

    poems

    Zagreb: 1991

  • The House of Decadence

    essays

    Zagreb: 1992

  • Sky/Earth

    poems

    Zagreb: 1993

  • Church, Street, Zoo

    prose

    Zagreb: 1994

  • The Return of the Barbarogenius

    essays

    Zagreb: 1995

  • The Poem of Stjepan

    poems

    Zagreb: 1996

  • Diocletian's Palace

    essays

    Zagreb-Split: 1997

  • The Story of the Cave

    essays-prose

    Zagreb: 1998

  • Glue for Nightingale

    poems

    Zagreb: 1998

  • The Read Heart

    Selected poems

    Zagreb: 1999

  • Parabola

    poems

    Zagreb: 2001

  • Ecclesia invisibilis

    Selected poems in Romanian translation

    Bucurest: Academia Orient.Occident, 2001

  • Fatal Image

    novel

    Zagreb: 2002

  • Isolomania

    Selected poems in translation

    Ajaccio, France: Albiana, 2004

  • Cherries

    Selected poems in translation

    New York: Blue Aster Press, 2004

  • Tiger's Balzam

    stories

    Zagreb: 2005

  • Lyre/Delirium

    poems

    Zagreb: 2006

  • Kthimi i barbrogjenive

    essay, translation

    Tetove: Ditet e Naimit, 2007

  • Ciel/Terre

    poems in translation

    Amay: L'Arbre à paroles, 2008

  • The beggar woman

    novel

    Zagreb, Graz: 2009

  • Le baume du tigre

    Tales

    Bruxelles: Mode Est-Ouest, 2009

  • Die Bettlerin

    Roman in deutscher Übersetzung

    Graz: Leykam, 2009

  • Chronos

    poems

    2011

  • Infernet and others texts

    essay

    Zagreb: 2010

  • La mendiante

    novel in translation

    Bruxelles: Mode Est-Ouest, 2012

  • One Day it was Night

    poems

    2015

  • Cer/Pamint

    poems in translation

    Iasy: CronEdit, 2016

  • Poem Efemer

    poems in translation

    Iasy: Trovant, 2016

  • Sign in a shadow

    poems

    2017

  • The Smile of Padre Pio

    novel

    2017

  • La maison du declin

    essay in translation

    Bruxelles: Mode Est-Ouest, 2017

  • Cronos

    poems in translation

    Buenos Aires: Krivodol Press, 2017

Premios
  • 1984. "Branko Radičević" Award for the best poetry book in Yugoslavia

  • 1994 "Tin Ujević" - Croatian Writers Association Award for the best poetry book in 1993

  • 1998 nagrade Europski krug za književni doprinos europskim vrijednostima

  • 1999 Award of Matrix Croatica for Literature for the best collection of poetry in 1998

  • 1999 "European Circle Award" for Literature

  • 1999 The title "Knight of Arts and Literature" by French Ministry of Culture

  • 2002 Macedonian Price "Menada", "for the specific value of poetry"

  • 2004 International literary price Naji Naaman (Lebanon)

  • 2009 Austrian Steiermaerkische Sparkasse price for the novel „The beggar woman” (Die Bettlerin)

  • 2015 "Balcanica" Award of Romanian Literary Society for poetry

  • 2018 "Dragutin Tadijanović" Award of The Croatian Academy of Arts and Science for poetry