Berlin Fellowship 2018 — Literature

Adisa Bašić

*1979 in Sarajevo (BA)

lives in Sarajevo

 

www.adisa-basic.eu

Vita

Adisa Bašić has published four collections of poetry and one book of fiction. She teaches poetry and creative writing at the Sarajevo Faculty of Philosophy. Her book Promotivni spot za moju domovinu [A Promo Clip for My Homeland] won the international Bank Austria Literaris award and has been translated into German.

Awards, Fellowships, Prizes (selection)

2018

Fellowship, Akademie der Künste, Berlin

2017

Artist in residence, Museumsquartier, Vienna

2017

Open Society Foundations, scholarship for academic research on Eros and Humor in South Slavic Lyric Poetry

2012

Bank Austria Literaris, an international award for the best volume of poetry in Central and Southeastern Europe, 2010 and 2011

2011

Book award from the Association of Publishers and Booksellers of Bosnia and Herzegovina for Promotivni spot za moju domovinu (Commercial for My Homeland), a volume of poetry

Publications (selection)

2017

Nicht Dämon, nicht Märtyrer, sondern Mensch

https://ba.boell.org/de/2017/12/21/nicht-daemon-nicht-maertyrer-sondern-mensch

2014

"Neue Literatur aus Bosnien-Herzegowina" (a selection and an introduction), Lichtungen, Zeitschrift für Literatur, Kunst und Zeitkritik 137/XXXV. Jg./2014

2014

"Mama, Papa, der Jahrgang 1914 und ich (um Gavrilo erst gar nicht zu erwähnen)", Beton International: Zeitung für Literatur und Gesellschaft, vol. 11, March 2014, no. 1

2012

Promotivni spot za moju domovinu / Ein Werbespot für meine Heimat, (bilingual, German translation: Cornelia Marks), Klagenfurt: Wieser Verlag

2012

"Adagio für Aida" (essay), Bibliothek Sarajevo: Literarische Vermessung einer Stadt, Klagenfurt: Drava Verlag

Independent volumes of poetry

2014

Motel neznanih junaka (poetry), Sarajevo: Dobra knjiga

2010

Promotivni spot za moju domovinu (poetry), Sarajevo: Dobra knjiga

2004

Trauma-market (poetry), Sarajevo: Omnibus

1999

Evas Sätze (poetry), Sarajevo: Omnibus

Prose and Essays

2017

A ti zaključaj: priče o ljubavima i brakovima (Und du schließt hinter mir zu: Geschichten über Liebe und Ehe), Sarajevo: Buybook

2015

"Fall and Recovery in Five Easy Steps", Fall and Rise, American Style: Eight International Writers Between Gettysburg and the Gulf, Bloomington: Autumn Hill Books

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