We are happy to introduce the following jury members for Croatia:
Boris Perić, writer, literary translator and journalist, President of the jury
Sibila Petlevski, poet, novelist, playwright, literary critic and professor at the University of Zagreb
Chloé Billion, literary translator
Romana Perecinec, literary translator and writer
Boris Perić is a writer, literary translator and journalist.
Sibila Petlevski is a poet, novelist, playwright, literary critic, theatre scholar and professor at the University of Zagreb.
Chloé Billon (born 1986 in Nantes, France) is a literary translator and conference interpreter. After graduating in humanities with a focus on English and German literature, having in the meanwhile begun to travel regularly to former Yugoslavia, she studied Bosnian-Croatian-Montenegrin-Serbian languages and cultures at the Inalco (French National Institute for Eastern languages and cultures), and lived in Belgrade and Zagreb. She holds a Masters degree in literary translation and another in conference interpreting, and was also part of the young literary translators training program (ETL) of the French National Book Center (CNL).
She has translated or is translating into French the works of several great Croatian contemporary writers : Renato Baretić, Zoran Ferić, Robert Perišić, Damir Karakaš, Olja Savičević, Slavenka Drakulić, Bekim Sejranović and Dubravka Ugrešić.
Romana Perecinec is a literary translator. She translates German and Dutch fiction and poetry, as well as non-fiction books.