03 September 2019

Monika Herceg (Croatia)

Monika Herceg Monika Herceg Photo by Nikola Kupresanin

Monika Herceg was born in 1990 in Sisak, Croatia. She studies physics at the University of Rijeka. She won the second prize at the International Poetry Competition Castello di Duino in 2016, and in 2017, her then unpublished volume Početne koordinate (Initial Coordinates) won the Croatian poetry debut prize Goran for Young Poets. The book was published in 2018 to the critical acclaim, and has recently won the Kvirin Award and Fran Galović award. Her second book took off with a prize too: the manuscript won the “Na vrh jezika” award for best unpublished poetry volume in 2018 and is slated for release in 2019. Monika Herceg lives and writes in Zagreb, Croatia.



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