Drago Glamuzina

Born in Vrgorac in 1967, Drago Glamuzina graduated in comparative literature and philosophy from Zagreb’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. He worked as a journalist at Vjesnik and as an editor at Nacional News Magazine. From 2003 to 2011, he worked as the editor-in-chief at Profil Publishing, and since 2011 he works as the editor-in-chief of VBZ Publishing. His poetry, prose and literary criticism have been published in various magazines, in newspapers and broadcast on the radio. With Roman Simić he compiled an anthology of Croatian erotic short stories Libido.hr. His publications include Mesari (Butchers, poetry, Naklada MD, Zagreb, 2001), Tri (Three, a novel, Profil, Zagreb, 2008), Je li to sve (Is That All, poetry, VBZ, Zagreb, 2009), and a book of selected poems called Sami u toj šumi accompanied by photographs by Stanko Abadžić (Alone in that Forest, Bibliofil, Zagreb, 2011). Mesari won the Vladimir Nazor Book of the Year Award and the Kvirin Prize for the Best Book of Poetry, and was translated into German (Wieser Verlag, Klagenfurt, 2008), Macedonian (Makedonska reč, Skopje, 2004), and Slovene (Litera, Maribor, 2001) and selections from it were also published in German, English and Polish. In 2009 Mesari was also published in Serbia by Naklada Profil Belgrade. His second book of poetry, Je li to sve, was translated into Macedonian (Makedonska reč, 2010). His novel Tri won the T-portal’s Award for the best Croatian novel published in 2008. Besides Croatia, Tri appeared in Serbia (Rende, Belgrade, 2009), Macedonia (Makedonska reč, 2009), and Slovenia (Beletrina, 2013). His latest poetry collection is entitled Everest (Fraktura, 2016.)