Evelina Rudan

/Croatia, 1971
Evelina Rudan

Evelina Rudan (1971, Croatia) graduated in Croatian Studies and South Slavic Philology from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, where she also received her PhD in oral literature, and currently teaches at the Croatian Studies Department. Her poetry has been featured in several panoramas and anthologies of contemporary Croatian poetry. She was awarded the Drago Gervais Prize in 2007 for the manuscript collection of poems Breki i Ćuki (Dogs and Owles). Her poetry collections, both in Croatian and as well as the Čakavian dialect, are Sve ča mi rabi ovega prolića (All I Need This Spring, 2000), Posljednja topla noć (The Last Warm Night, 2002, with Slađan Lipovec and Denis Peričić), Uvjerljiv vrt (A Convincing Garden, 2003; electronic, bilingual Croatian/ English edition), Breki i ćuki (Dogs and Owles, 2008), and Pristojne ptice (Decent Birds, 2008). Rudan also published a picture book (illustrated by Sven Nemet) Little Prince's Dream (2010).