Katja Grcić (Split, 1982) is a writer, translator and playwright. She writes poetry, essays, prose, criticism and dramatic texts. She graduated in German and English language and literature at the Faculty of Philosophy in Zadar, and attended translation specialization at the Center for Translation Science in Vienna. At the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb, she obtained the status of master's degree in dramaturgy.
In 2019, she won the support of the Ministry of Culture and Media for work on the poetry manuscript Istina nedjeljom i drugim danima, which will be published in the fall of this year. She is a two-time winner of the Marin Držić Award, which is awarded every year for the best contemporary dramatic texts in Croatia. Her drama Strah tijela od poda (Hrvatska drama 2019, Disput) won the Držić Award and the prize of the drame.hr portal in the competition for subsidizing drama translations, as well as the support of the production company Wolfgang & Dolly for the adaptation into a film script.
She writes reviews and essays for the magazines Kazalište and Treća, as well as the portals hdp-kritika.hr, plesnascena.hr and nadrejknjige.com. In addition to performing arts, she is actively engaged in literary and consecutive translations from German and English. In Meandar Media, she published two collections of poetry - Nosive konstrukcije (2015) and Ljeto / Summer (2017), and the hybrid dramatic-poetic text Pisma Ziti (2020).
She is a member of HZSU, HDP, DHKP and SPID. She lives and works in Zagreb.