Pro-za Balkan: International Literature Festival

18. 09. - 20. 09. 2022

Skopje, Northern Macedonia

Bronja Žakelj will be participating in Pro-za Balkan, an international literature festival, which will take place in Skopje between the 18th to 20th of September.

Bronja Žakelj (1969) has a graduate degree in journalism, but her love of writing disappeared somewhere between the lines of magazine articles and editorial offices of daily newspapers. She found her first job in marketing and today works in banking. Since there is not much space for creativity in the world of finance, and her love of writing had never been entirely forgotten, she decided it was time to write her first book. Belo se pere na devetdeset/Whites Wash at Ninety won the Kresnik Award for the best novel of the year and has been reprinted countless times since its publication in 2018. To date it has sold close to 20,000 copies and has been translated into Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian and Italian with Serbian translation forthcoming.