Dinko Kreho is an essayist, prose writer, poet, translator and theatre practitioner. Born in Sarajevo in 1986, he was educated in Bihać, Zagreb, Paris, Rennes and Sarajevo, where he graduated in 2009 from the Faculty of Philosophy, at the departments of comparative literature and the literature of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He was a member of the editorial board of the fortnightly magazine for culture and social issues Zarez and the portal proletter.me, a literary critic of the portal booksa.hr and the weekly newspaper Novosti, as well as the leader of the panel Od riječi do riječi in the literary club Booksa. He is also a member of the Zagreb Center for Theater of the Oppressed - POKAZ, with which he works as an actor and playwright.
So far, he has published poetry books Straight from the Conveyor Belt (2006), Observations on Angels (2009) and Symptoms (2019), essays I Was a Young Writer (2019) and Our Peer Dylan Dog (2021), as well as a collection story Holiday from culture (2021). He is the co-author, with Darij Bevanda, of the radio drama crime series Bezdrov, the first episode of which was broadcast in 2013 as a full-length radio drama produced by BH Radio 1 and directed by Emir Zametica. In the fall of 2022, his fourth book of poetry, titled Good Objects, has been published.
Kreho's poetry, essays and prose have been translated into English, French, German, Slovenian, Greek and Estonian, and included in several anthologies and panoramic selections and reviews. He is the winner of a number of awards and recognitions, including the BH Radio 1 award for the best-unpublished radio drama text (for the radio drama Bezdrov: Whistle in the Night), the Šukrija Pandžo award for literature for children and young people (for the essay "Reading literature with the 'Facebook generation' "), as well as the Treći trg award for the best-unpublished poetry book (for the collection Symptoms). So far, he has stayed or will soon stay at residential programs in Maribor (Gledališče za družbne prmenje, 2020), Novo Mesto (Reading Balkans, 2020), Pazin (Writers' House, 2021), Saint-Nazaire (MEET, 2021. ) and Pristina (Traduki, 2022).
He lives and works in Zagreb as an independent artist.