Active and ongoing projects. Stories and books available online in English.
It Eats Us From the Inside
It Eats Us From the Inside is a quiet, claustrophobic near-future horror novella about changes from the outside and from within, ecological disaster, aquatic dread and Slavic folklore.
Release date: June 23rd 2022
Shtriga is a small press from Croatia, started by Vesna Kurilić and I. Our aim is to provide speculative fiction e-books primarily by Croatian authors, sharing our stories with rest of the world.
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Shtriga got the ESFS award for Best Publisher (joint winner) at Eurocon 2021 in Fiuggi.
What’s in the box? What’s in the box? (Brad Pitt’s voice)
Morina kutija is Croatian sci fi, fantasy and horror online magazine. It’s open for fiction and nonfiction alike, looking for texts about our favorite genres and subgenres. We also publish stories and reviews in English.
What do Nightmares Dream of
A sapphic horror novella about a tired teacher that tries to live her life and have a good nights sleep, but instead has to deal with her own supernatural pest haunting her dreams.
Horror comedy inspired by Slavic folklore featuring lesbian yearning and supernatural black cat.
Available in paperback and ebook.
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My short sapphic gothic story All Sweet Souls is accepted to be published in Unthinkable: A Queer Gothic Anthology.
On Stella’s windowsill, a candle burns. While the night falls and the bony hands start breaking from the ground, here she waits for her beloved. All Sweet Souls is a blooming sapphic romance in the shadow of a looming curse.
You can pre-order the copy through the Kickstarter Campaign and support its launch in October 2022.
A short story in English about a monster lurking in the park, and two brave young women trying to fight it. Also one brave dog.
A sapphic horror tale with humor, gore and a lot of blood. Written as a sort of Halloween prompt.
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During the 2020 lockdown in Croatia, I was the part of the editorial team that published original fiction on the Decameron 2020 website. Currently, the English translation of the stories is in the progress some of which you can read here.
Decameron 2020 got the ESFS award, at Eurocon 2021 in Fiuggi, for the Best Internet Publication.
Click on the title for the site.
The undiscovered, occasionally almost uninhabited remote areas of the old European land of Croatia hold secrets only the bravest of women can find. The only question is, will they survive the discovery or be taken into darkness as the land demands?
Mistress of Geese is a collection of folk horror tales about isolation, loneliness, destructive powers of nature, magic and creatures lurking in the dark.
Available in paperback and ebook.
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Harbingers of Spring (Morina kutija, issue 4, December, 2022)
Harbingers of Spring is a short sapphic folk horror story about sweet date for Valentine’s Day turned into a nightmarish mythical play.
Inspired by carnival tradition of Novi Vinodolski (Croatia) that has the roots in the Slavic pagan rituals.
You can read it for free on the Morina kutija web page.
My story What Lies Tangled in the River Grass was published in the anthology Folk Tales from the Hinterland by Gurt Dog Press. It’s about monstrous women from Croatian folklore.
For more information about the anthology click here.