NOVAKOVICH, Josip. Croatian, b. 1956. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Essays. Career: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, assistant professor of English. Publications: Apricots From Chernobyl (a collection of essays), 1995; Yolk (a collection of short stories), 1995; Fiction Writer's Workshop (a textbook), 1995. Contributor to periodicals. Address: PO Box 1004, State College, PA 16804-1004, U.S.A.