Asja Bakić

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Asja Bakić is a Bosnian poet, writer and translator. She graduated from University of Tuzla where she obtained a degree in Bosnian Language and Literature. Her debut poetry collection, It Can Be a Cactus, as Long as it Stings (2009) was nominated for a Kiklop literary award in 2010, and her short story collection, Mars, was shortlisted for the Edo Budiša Award for young writers. Asja has translated Emily Dickinson, Henri Michaux and Alejandra Pizarnik among others from English, French, German and Spanish into Croatian. She also writes a blog, In the Realm of Melancholy (, and is one of the editors and authors of Muff (, a web page dedicated to feminist readings of popular culture.

Books by Asja Bakić