Tamara Lujak


Tamara Lujak (1976, Belgrade), writes short stories, aphorisms, epigrams, haiku poetry, literary displays etc. She works as a translator. She is a writer, journalist, collaborator and editor of various journals. Her work was published in journals and collections. Her work was translated into English, Polish, Hungarian, German, French and Burmese. She runs a creative writing workshop “Rec i glas” and organizes literary events of the BG Storytelling club “Rec i glas” with Milica Cincar Popovic, and holds the “Iz iskre – reci” book discussion at the Association of Writers of Serbia with Gordana Petkovic. She is one of the instigators of the ecological art project “Cisto i bistro” at the Kopaonik Mountaineering association. She is the founder of the website Beleg. She has published short story collections Vilina planina (2006), Priče sa oblaka(internet edition, Projekat Rastko, 2012; printed edition, Mladenovac, 2016), aphorism collections Citanje, uslovzivljenja(internet edition, Projekat Rastko, 2012), Recnik straha(Mladenovac, 2014) and Kako se plase deca(fairytales about monsters, Mladenovac, 2015). Received the award of the Royal literary club “Karadjordjevic” for the best aphorism in 2006, the award of the literary club of ”Mrkonjić Grad” (2011) for the most challenging aphorism with the subject “S čim u Evropu”. Winner of the third place award of the Artistic Society “Multi Art” from Zrenjanin (2006), third place award of the literary club of ”Mrkonjić Grad” (2011) for the most original fable,  first place at the  “Sva lepota sveta” (2006), first place award of the Citizens’ Association “SCI&FI” for her short stories (2006) and the Golden Ghoul award of the Academy for Horror (2016) for the best Serbian horror book in 2015.