No. 1 - Year 14 - 12/2023

Note About Contributor(s)

Jurica Pavičić

Jurica Pavičić, born in Split in 1965, is a journalist, author of prose fiction, and screenplay writer. He graduated in literature and history at the University of Zagreb and has been writing film criticism since the 1980s. Today he is a film critic and regular columnist for the Zagreb daily Jutarnji list. Pavičić is the author of nine novels, two short story collections, and several non-fiction books. He adapted his first novel Ovce od gipsa (Alabaster Sheep, 1997) into a screenplay for the feature film Svjedoci (Witnesses, 2003) directed by Vinko Brešan. His short story “Patrola na cesti” (Road Patrol) was adapted into a five-part crime series directed by Zvonimir Jurić. Olivier Lannuzel’s French translation of his novel Crvena voda (2017) under the title L’Eau rouge won the French Le Point prize for the best European crime novel and the Grand prix de littérature policière for the best international crime novel published in France. The same book won two national awards for prose fiction (Gjalski and Fric). His short story collections have been translated into French, Italian, and German.