No. 2 - Year 14 - 06/2024

Note About Contributor(s)

Miroslav Kirin

Miroslav Kirin, born in 1965 in Sisak and raised in Petrinja and Slana, is a prominent Croatian poet and translator. He is the author of six volumes of poetry and a novel. He studied English and Comparative Literature in Zagreb. In 1989, he won the Goran Prize for Young Poets, whose past laureates include poets such as Ivana Bodrožić, Miljenko Jergović, and other prominent Croatian poets. Most recently, he won the Goran’s Wreath, an award for lifetime achievement in poetry established in 1971. In 2001, he received the Jutarnji List Award for his autofictional novel Album. He has edited several poetry anthologies, and his poetry and fiction have been translated into Chinese, English, German, Hungarian, Romanian, and Russian. English translations of his poems have appeared in Poetry International Web and Gowanus Books. He lives in Zagreb, where he teaches English at a local secondary school.