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Silva Trstenjak

Silva Trstenjak, 2017 Photo by Vesna Levačić

Silva Trstenjak (born December 31, 1967, Ptuj, Slovenia [Yugoslavia]), Croatian haiku poet. Has a degree from the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Maribor, Slovenia; disabled. She publishes haiku in standard Croatian, Kajkavian dialect, Slovene, and English. She has won contests held by the Slovenian journal Apokalipsa in 2003 and 2010, and later joined its panel of judges. She takes part in Croatian haiku meetings as well, and has won contests in Gorski Kotar and Ivanić-Grad (2015 and 2016). She has seen her haiku and haiga published in Chrysanthemum, Cattails, Cold Moon, Iris, DailyHaiga, and Black and White Haiga/Haisha. She lives in the village of Banfi, Croatia, on the Slovenian border.

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Updated on August 16, 2023