Dubravka Ugrešić


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Dubravka Ugrešić is a European writer, author of several novels and volumes of essays that have been translated into over twenty languages. Recipient of several prestigious literary awards, including the 2016 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, Ugrešić was born and raised in the former Yugoslavia, then in Croatia, and now lives in the Netherlands.

  • Dubravka Ugresic delivered her 2016 Neustadt keynote to hundreds of high school and college students.
    Dubravka Ugrešić delivered her 2016 Neustadt keynote lecture to hundreds of high school and college students in Norman, Oklahoma. After watching the world premiere of the staged adaptat...
  • Made of iron, this scold’s bridle from Belgium dates from the 16th or 17th century. The strut of metal that went into the wearer’s mouth to hold down her tongue has broken off.
    Made of iron, this scold’s bridle from Belgium dates from the 16th or 17th century. The strut of metal that went into the wearer’s mouth to hold down her tongue has broken off. If there...
  • Europe in Sepia
    David Williams, tr. Rochester, New York. Open Letter. 2014. ISBN 9781934824894 Since leaving Croatia in 1994, Dubravka Ugresic has penned sharp, darkly funny critiques of contemporary Western and glo...