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Maja Klarić was born in 1985 in Šibenik, Croatia. She works as a literary translator for numerous newspapers and magazines, a radio program and publishing houses. She writes poetry, prose and essays mostly on the topic of travel. She was awarded on many international literary contests such as international poetry contest Castello di Duino in Trieste, Italy, international short story contest Sea of Words in Barcelona, Spain, international literary festival Aprilski susreti in Belgrade and international literary contest Ulaznica in Zrenjanin, Serbia. She won the UNESCO/Aschberg scholarship for artists in residence in Bahia, Brazil (2012). She organizes international Activist Poetry Festival Art Attack and a literary gathering named Wood Poets in Istria, Croatia. She published collections of poetry Život u ruksaku (AGM, Zagreb, 2012) and Quinta Pitanga (VBZ, Zagreb, 2013).