Andric, Stanko 1967-

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ANDRIĆ, Stanko 1967-

PERSONAL: Born January 27, 1967, in Strizivojna, Croatia; son of a farmer, and a homemaker. Ethnicity: "Croatian". Education: University of Zagreb, B.A., 1993; Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, Ph.D., 1998.

ADDRESSES: Home—B. Radića 344, Strizivojna, Croatia 31410. Office—Croatian Institute of History, Starčevićeva 8, HR-35000, Slavonski Brod, Croatia; fax: 385-447-243. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Croatian Institute of History, Slavonski Brod, Croatia, research fellow in medieval history, 1996—.

MEMBER: PEN Croatia, Croatian Writers' Association.

AWARDS, HONORS: Vladimir Nazor Award, Croatian Ministry of Culture, 2001.

WRITINGS:

The Miracles of St. John Capistran, Central European University Press (Budapest, Hungary), 2000.

Povijest Slavonije u Sedam Pozara: Enciklopedija Nijtavila; Dnevnik iz Jna, Volume 1, Durieux (Zagreb, Croatia), 2001.

(Editor) Scrinia Slavonica, [Slavonski Brod, Croatia], 2001.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Simurg, a novel; research on medieval monasteries of Slavonia, in northeastern Croatia.

SIDELIGHTS: Stanko Andrić told CA: "Most of my prose writing is influenced by literary and historical erudition. My favorite major writers include Bruno Schulz, Isak Babel, Boris Pilnyak, André Gide, Quevedo, and many others. I first wrote three books of prose texts that somehow combine essay and fiction (they are collected in my second book), then I also started writing scholarly works in medieval history (which is the basis of my present-day profession). Along with this, I am slowly writing a novel titled Simurg (the name of a mythological bird), which is a blend of fiction and autobiography."