Renato Baretić (born 1963) is a croatian writer. He used to work as a journalist for following croatian newspapers and magazines: Večernji list, Nedjeljna Dalmacija, Slobodna Dalmacija, feral Tribune, Globus, Nacional, Autograf, Tportal, Otvoreno more.
Beside that, he also compiled quiz questions for television quiz shows „Kviskoteka“ and „Tko želi biti milijunaš“. He cooperated as a screenwriter for television series „Nova doba“ and „Crnobijeli svijet 2“ and for a movie „Što je muškarac bez brkova“. He also held lectures in House for creative writing in Split and in Center for creative writing in Zagreb. From 2007 to 2016 he was creative director and program editor of Storytelling Festival in Split, called „Pričigin“.
His published works are:
– Tourist guide book: „Split za početnike/Abeceda grada“ (Znanje, Zagreb; 2015);
– Picture book for children and parents: „Muka malog vuka“ (Semafora, Zagreb; 2015);
– Novels: „Hotel Grand“ (Algoritam, Zagreb; 2008); „Pričaj mi o njoj“ (AGM Zagreb; 2006); „Osmi povjerenik“ (AGM Zagreb, 2003), a novel received the most important nacional awards in 2003;
– Collections of poetry: „Kome čemo slati razglednice (AGM Zagreb; 2005); „Riječi iz džepova“ (Split 1998);
Collections of columns: „Kadrovi kadra“ (AGM Zagreb, 2005);
His poems, stories, excerpts of novels are translated and published in english, slovenian german, macedonian, italian, ukrainian and polish language.