MFA, Georgia State University
Creative Writing, Poetry
Andrea Jurjević is a poet and literary translator from Croatia. Her poetry collections include In Another Country, winner of the 2022 Saturnalia Books Prize; Small Crimes, winner of the 2015 Philip Levine Prize and a Georgia Author of the Year Award; and Nightcall, which was the 2021 selection for the ACME Poem Company Surrealist Poetry Series. Her book-length translations from Croatian include Olja Savičević’s Mamasafari (Diálogos Press, 2018) and Marko Pogačar’s Dead Letter Office (The Word Works, 2020), which was shortlisted for the 2021 National Translation Award in Poetry.
Her work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in The Believer, TriQuarterly, The Missouri Review, Crazyhorse and The New Republic, among many other publications. She is the recipient of a Robinson Jeffers Tor Prize, a Tennessee Williams Scholarship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the Hambidge Fellowship.