Mirsad SIJARIĆ

Mirsad SIJARIĆ
  • Europe
  • Southern Europe
  • Europe
  • Southern Europe
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Europe
Serbian

Mirsad SIJARIĆ ( poet; Bosnia and Herzegovina, b. 1970, Sarajevo) received a degree in history from Sarajevo University, as well a post-graduate degree in archaeology from the University in Zagreb, Croatia. He currently works as an archaeologist at Sarajevo's National Museum, specializing in the Bosnian Mediaeval period. His first book of poems, Orao (The Eagle , 1995) came out of his experience as a front-line defender of Sarajevo in the Bosnian army and was published under the auspices of a series entitled, "Sarajevo under the Siege," which presented various works that took shape during the siege from 1992 to 1995. His work has appeared in several anthologies of Bosnian Poetry, including Scar on the Stone (ed. Chris Agee, 1998). Mr. Sijarić is currently working on a novel and a screenplay. He is participating courtesy of a CEC/ArtsLink fellowship.

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