Marija Pavlović

Marija Pavlović (Leskovac, Serbia, 1984) is the author of short stories (American Dream, Discopolis, Disco inferno, All is in Line), theater piece A Strange Case of Mrs Jekyll and Dr Hyde (performed as an audio-visual performance in the Cultural Center Parobrod in Belgrade), poems (Imperatives), short stories collection Horror Stories of Everyday (Matica srpska, 2014) and the novel 24 (Partizanska knjiga, 2018). She participated in regional festivales and initiatives, such as the short stories festival Kikinda Short, the UN project Writers for the Future, implemented in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegrin festival Literatory and the programme Neighbourhood bound of the association KROKODIL. Her story Rapid Euro Movement has been translated to Hungarian and published in the anthology of contemporary Serbian literature Hogyan legyél mesterlövész? / How to become a sniper?. With the support of KROKODIL association and the Swedish Institute in Serbia, she participated in the literary residency on the island Gotland, in Sweden, during which time her story Memoirs of Ptolemy Tenia Solium III had been translated to Swedish. She lives and works in Berlin, where she attends PhD studies in comparative literature at the Freie University Berlin.