Berlin Fellowship 2018 — Literature

Adisa Bašić

 

1979

born in Sarajevo

2015

–present Doctoral studies, Department of Slavic Studies, Karl-Franzens-Universität, Graz

since 2011

Assistant professor in the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo, comparative literature

2011–2012

Comparative literature, MA, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo

2004–2005

Democracy and human rights, MA, Center for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies (CIS), Sarajevo and Bologna universities

1999–2003

Comparative literature, diploma programme, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo

2001–2002

German studies and media studies, Philipps-Universität Marburg

Adisa Bašić lives in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

www.adisa-basic.eu

// Awards, Prizes and Fellowships (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)

In German

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