Sven Popović (1989) graduated in Comparative Literature, English Language and Literature, and American Studies from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb. He writes music and literary reviews for specialized magazines and web portals. He has published his prose in many regional magazines, as well as in “Record Stories” anthology (Aquarius Records), the anthology of young prose writers “Bez vrata, bez kucanja” (Sandorf) and various internet portals.
Popović’s literary debut “Nebo u kaljuži” (Meandarmedia) was published in 2015. His novel „Uvjerljivo drugi“ (Fraktura) came out in 2018. Popović is one the founders of “TKO ČITA?”, a program intended for young authors. He was also one of the editors of “TKO ČITA?” anthology, the editions of 2015/16 and 2016/17. His stories are part of “Best European Fiction 2017” (Dalkey Archive Press) and are translated into English, German, Polish, Catalan, and Romanian.
His published works include:
the translation of Henry David Thoreau’s essay “Walking”, which came out with “Priručnik za hodače” (Naklada Ljevak, 2010), book by Edo Popović
essay “Bratstvo, jedinstvo i rokenrol“ (“Einheit, Brüderlichkeit und Rock 'n' Roll“), published in Wespennest magazine (159, November 2010)
story “Robbie nije zaljubljen, Joeyju je sve pet, a ja blefiram već dvadeset godina” included in „Record Stories“ anthology (Aquarius Records, 2011)
story “Razglednice s kolodvora“ included in the anthology of young Croatian prose writers “Bez vrata, bez kucanja” (Sandorf 2012)
three stories included in “Best European Fiction 2017” (Dalkey Archive Press, 2017)
collection of stories “Nebo u kaljuži” (Meandarmedia, 2015)
novel “Uvjerljivo drugi” (Fraktura, 2018).
The English translation of “Nebo u kaljuži” will be published by Dalkey Archive Press in 2021.