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Stjepan Rožić

Stjepan Rožić, 2015
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Stjepan Rožić (born November 19, 1946, Ivanić-Grad, Croatia [Yugoslavia]), Croatian haiku poet. A retired electrician, he worked at the Zagreb-based oil and natural gas company INA Naftaplin. He was a founder of the annual Kloštar Ivanić International Haiku Meetings (2003–2013) and the Three Rivers Haiku Association in Ivanić-Grad (2006) and has served as the president of the latter since 2015. He has published three haiku collections and coauthored three others, and his work has been chosen for several anthologies. Rožić is in demand as a judge for haiku and senryu in standard Croatian and the Kajkavian dialect. In 2011, he was elected to the Ludbreg Column of Haiku Poets and was designated one of the European Top 100 most creative authors. Lives in Ivanić-Grad, Croatia.

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Updated on August 16, 2023