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Zoran Živković

  • Zoran Zivkovic
    Only a few years after his birth in 1948, Zoran Živković fell in love with literature. Like so many, he was initially drawn by the "irresistibly enchanting impression that whenever I opened a book it was as if I had opened a portal to an alternate world." Years later, as a graduate student at the University of Belgrade, he specialized in American sf from 1950 to 1957. After earning his master's...
  • While waiting for a train, a woman enters a teashop and decides to act with uncharacteristically reckless abandon. She orders the most unusual tea on the menu: tea with stories. In this story, which represents Serbian writer Zoran Živković’s use of the fantastic, both the woman and the reader receive more than they expected. Photo by Maks Karochkin Miss Greta was delighted to s...
  • Photo by Nebojsa Babic Zoran Živković (b. 1948) is the author of nineteen works of fiction. Translations of Živković’s prose books have appeared in more than sixty translated editions. Živković is professor of creative writing at the Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade. In this interview, the author discusses Middle-European “fa...
  • Četvrti krug (Polaris, 1993)The Fourth Circle (Ministry of Whimsy Press, 2004), tr. Mary Popović, afterword (1) "A Brief History of The Fourth Circle" by Zoran Živković, afterword (2) "Science Fiction and Metaphysics" by Nikola Milošević Pisac (Stubovi kulture, 1998) (written in 1996)The Writer (PS Publishing, 2009), tr. Alice Copple Tošić (published a...