Selvedin Avdić

Selvedin Avdić
Authors

Novel - Seven Terrors

Selvedin Avdić's first book was a collection of short stories called Tennants and other Fantoms, a tourist guide to the historic Bosnian town of Jajca and a factual account of Zenica prison. His short stories have also appeared in various anthologies and collections. He works as the editor-in-chief of the online magazine Žurnal and also produces his own radio show, Free Fight, on BH Radio. His first novel, Seven Terrors, was published in 2010, and was immediately short-listed for one of the most prestigious literary awards in the region. Istros published the novel into English in 2012 (translation by Coral Petkovich). The following year, The Seven Terrors made it's way on to the shortlist for the Science fiction and Fantasy translation award and in 2014 was long-listed for the Dublin Impac Literary Award.