Faruk Šehić

Faruk Šehić

Faruk Šehić was born in Bihać (SFRY) in 1970. He’s written the following books: Pjesme u nastajanju (2000), Hit depo (2003), Pod pritiskom (2004), Transsarajevo (2006), Hit depoPod pritiskomTranssarajevo, Apokalipsa iz Recycle bina (2007), Knjiga o Uni (2011) and Moje rijeke (2014). Literary critics often call him the leader of the “run-over generation.” His books Hit depo and Pod pritiskom enjoy the cult status among his readers. For the novel Knjiga o Uni he was awarded the Meša Selimović for the best novel published in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia and Montenegro in 2011, and the European Union Prize for Literature – EUPL in 2013. For the book of poetry Moje rijeke he won the Risto Ratković Award for the best published book of poetry in Ser Risto Ratković bia, B&H, Croatia and Montenegro for the years 2013/2014. His books have been translated into Macedonian, Bulgarian, German, English and French. He works as a journalist and columnist for the Sarajevo magazine BH Dani. He lives in Sarajevo.

Published by Partizanska knjiga: Moje rijeke.

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