Vladimir Arsenijević (b. 1965 in Pula, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia) is a Serbian writer, translator, editor and publicist. He won the 1994 NIN-award, thus becoming the youngest ever recipient of this prestigious prize with his first novel In the Hold (U potpalublju).This was the very first debut book ever rewarded with this prize. This anti-war book, which takes place during the Battle of Vukovar, was soon translated into 20 languages and placed Arsenijević almost instantly among the most translated Serbian writers. It was also staged as a play in the Yugoslav Drama Theatre by theater director Nikita Milivojević. Since then, Arsenijević has published four other novels. In 1999., Arsenijević was in Belgrade, but some two months later in May via an invitation from the France-based Inernational Parliament of Writers he spent some time in Mexico City. He stayed in Mexico until September 2000. and upon returning home to Belgrade, his third book Meksiko ratni dnevnik got published. He is a well-known editor who formed and developed the RENDE publishing house, where he worked as its editor-in-chief from its foundation until 2007. From 2007. until 2010. he wrote a column in Politika daily. Until the spring of 2011. he is employed as an editor at VBZ Beograd, a Belgrade arm of Croatian publishing house VBZ. He lives and works in Belgrade.