Simic, Goran

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SIMIC, Goran

SIMIC, Goran. Canadian (born Bosnia-Hercegovina), b. 1952. Genres: Poetry, Plays/Screenplays, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Writer and editor. Former owner of a book shop; Massey College, senior resident, 1996. Gives readings from his works throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. Publications: PLAYS FOR CHILDREN: The Little Match Girl (rock musical), 1985; Thumbellino the Lanky, 1986; Spring, Summer, Autumn, 1986; A Cubical Ball, 1987; Where Is Winter?, 1988; Marko the Prince and the Fairy, 1988; A Fairy Tale about Sarajevo, 1994. OPERAS: Europe (operetta), 1995; London under the Siege, 1998. POEMS: Sorrow of Sara- jevo, 1996; Sprinting from the Graveyard, 1997; Immigrant Blues, 2003. UNTRANSLATED PUBLICATIONS. POEMS: A Period next to a Circle; or, a Journey, 1976; Vertigo, 1977; Pecat, 1981; Mandragora, 1982; A Step into the Dark, 1987; Fantasy Book (for children), 1989; Tree Plays for Puppets, 1998; Book of Wondering, 2002. STORIES: Stories about Yesterday's People, 2004. Author of radio plays. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 226 Carlton St, Toronto, ON, Canada M5A 2L1. On- line address: [email protected]