Kulović Selma is a published fiction and nonfiction writer from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, writing in Bosnian and English languages. She holds an MA in English Language and Literature.
Selma has been a member of the Sarajevo Writers’ Workshop since 2012, when it was founded by her mentor, writer Stacy Mattingly. With SWW, Selma participated in several public readings, and she has performed her fiction (a piece that included singing a cappella) at the Sarajevo War Theatre (SARTR).
Her poetry has appeared in H.O.W. Journal. She presented her academic paper “The Other in One: The Otherness in Golding’s Lord of the Flies” at the International Interdisciplinary Student Conference at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, after which it got published in their essay collection. The paper has been since translated in Slovene and republished.
Selma participated in the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program during their first Narrative Witness exchange – A Caracas-Sarajevo Collaboration, where she published two short stories, Child of Stone and Among the White Flowers.
She published several more short stories in journal NEMA, as well as a review / report from the 54.Sarajevo Days of Poetry which Selma wrote with her colleague and friend, Nermana Česko. She also participated in NEMA's Obscure Sorrows Project.
Selma recently participated in The Borders Project – a collaboration between the SWW and the Narrative Collective from Atlanta, USA. The pieces from this project are currently being serialised in EuropeNow Journal.
Selma will be a writer-in-residence in fiction at Q21 / MuseumsQuartier in Vienna, for two months in the spring of 2018.
She is currently working on three more exciting projects and she will have more info on these to share very soon.
Please feel free to check out Selma's and SWW’s official websites; please like SWW and NEMA on Facebook, follow NEMA on YouTube, and follow Selma on Instagram (selmadeanima) if you’d like.
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