Mima Simić – Croatia

Mima Simić
Mima Simić

Mima Simić (born in 1976) graduated from Zagreb Faculty of Philosophy with a degree in Comparative Literature and English Language and Literature. She also holds an MA in Gender Studies from the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest.

She is a writer, translator, and a cultural, gender and film theorist. So far she has published a collection of short stories, Adventures of Gloria Scott (AGM, Zagreb, 2005), and had numerous short stories published in Croatian and international literary magazines such as Zarez, Vijenac, Quorum, Fantom slobode, Godine, Plima, Libra, Akt, Jutarnji list, Chroma Journal, Pulp.net, Studium, Literatura etc. Several stories have been translated into English, German, Polish and Slovenian.

In 2006 she spent a month in Graz as an artist in residence, supported by the Internationales Haus der Autoren Graz. She is a member of the editorial team of Sextures, an E‐journal for Sexualities, Cultures and Politics, and on the editorial board of Ekviva ‐ the regional women’s web portal. She has translated several books into Croatian and English and regularly translates fiction and theory. In 2008 she was voted best Croatian film critic.

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