Vladimir Pištalo
Pištalo in Toronto, 2012
Pištalo in Toronto, 2012
Born1960
Sarajevo, PR Bosnia and Herzegovina, FPR Yugoslavia
OccupationWriter
Period1981–present
Notable worksTesla, portret među maskama

Vladimir Pištalo (Serbian Cyrillic: Владимир Пиштало; born 1960) is a Serbian American writer, most notably winning the NIN Award for novel of the year in 2008.[1]

Life

Vladimir Pištalo graduated from the University of Belgrade's Faculty of Law and earned his doctorate at the University of New Hampshire under the theme of the manifold identity of Serbian immigrants. He now works at Becker College in Worcester, Massachusetts where he teaches World and American history.

He grew up in Mostar, Kraljevo and Belgrade and emigrated to the United States in 1993.[2]

Books

He published the following prose books:

  • Slikovnica (1981)
  • Noći (1986)
  • Manifesti (1986)
  • Kraj veka (1990)
  • A Novel: Corto Maltese (1987)
  • Tesla: A Portrait with Masks (2008)

Short story books:

  • Vitraž u sećanju (1994)
  • Priče iz celog sveta (1997)
  • A biography of Alexander the Great (1999)

Novels:

  • Milenijum u Beogradu (2000)
  • O čudu (2002)

The French language translation of his novel Milenijum u Beogradu was a choice for the prestigious award Femina for the best translated novel in French.

References

  1. ^ Becker College (2012-01-15). "Author and Professor Vladimir Pistalo's New Novel Awarded Serbia's Golden Hit Liber". Retrieved 2012-05-12.
  2. ^ "Veče Vladimira Pištala". rts.rs. 2010-04-30. Retrieved 2016-07-30.

External links

  • Vreme article