Marko Pogačar

Marko Pogačar (Split, 1984) has published eleven books of poetry, essays and prose, for which he received Croatian and international awards. In 2014 he edited the Young Croatian Lyric anthology. He is an editor of Quorum, a literary magazine, and, web-magazine for cultural and social issues. He was a fellow of, among others, Civitella Ranieri, Literarische Colloquium Berlin, Récollets-Paris, Passa Porta, Milo Dor, Brandenburger Tor, Internationales Haus der Autoren Graz,  Literaturhaus NÖ, Krokodil Belgrade and Poeteka Tirana fellowships. His books and texts appeared in more than thirty languages.

Author's titles

Blank Map: A Road Sonnet

Fraktura, 2016, 240 pages

Translation rights sold: Serbia (Kontrast)

One of the best Croatian poets of his generation explores identity, cosmopolitanism and homeland.
Travelling with Marko Pogačar means being able to see the world as a blank map, reading a journey as if it were a road sonnet.

God Will Not Help

Algoritam, 2012, 144 pages

Translation rights sold: Serbia (Književna radionica Rašić), Slovenia (V.B.Z.), Ukraine (Vydavnytstvo 21)

The rustle of death and nature that imperceptibly claims back the world.
The award-winning poet translated into thirty languages shows a new prose face. Eleven short stories that make up this collection offer a new technique of exposing the dishevelled reality.