Alma Lazarevska

is a novelist, essayist, short story writer and journalist. Her publications include: Sarajevski Pasijans (Sarajevo Solitaire); Smrt u muzeju moderne umjetnosti (Death in the Modern Art Museum); U znaku ru?e (In the sign of the Rose); Biljke su nešto drugo (Plants are something else). She lives and works in Sarajevo.


Bosnian novelist Alma Lazarevska remembers the siege of Sarajevo obliquely, as the background to a personal loss unconnected to the plight of the city. She thereby implicitly critiques the politicization of the siege, which is commemorated this year.

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