Olja Knežević

Born in Podgorica, Montenegro, Olja Knežević graduated from Capistrano Valley High school in California. She has a BA in English language and literature from the University of Belgrade and an MA in creative writing from Birkbeck College in London. She lived in London for ten years before moving to Zagreb, Croatia, where she currently lives with her family. She is the author of two novels and one book of autobiographical short stories.

  • A teacup sits, out of focus, next to a book on a table.
    October 19, 2018 | Olja Knežević
    Photo courtesy of freestocks.org In this opening to Montenegrin writer Olja Knežević’s novel Gospođa Black, a group of migrant friends drink tea together in London. An antilove...

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