Andrea Jurjević is the author of two poetry collections: In Another Country, selected by Roberto Tejada for the 2022 Saturnalia Books Prize, as well as Small Crimes (Anhinga Press, 2017), selected by C. G. Hanzlicek for the 2015 Philip Levine Prize and by Elizabeth Hughey for the 2018 Georgia Author of the Year award. Her chapbook Nightcall (Willow Springs Editions, 2021) was selected for the ACME Poem Company Surrealist Poetry Series. Her book-length translations from Croatian include Mamasafari (Diálogos Press, 2018) and Dead Letter Office (The Word Works, 2020), which was shortlisted for the 2021 National Translation Award in Poetry.
Her work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in The Believer, TriQuarterly, The Missouri Review, Crazyhorse and The New Republic, among many others. She is the recipient of a Robinson Jeffers Tor Prize, a Tennessee Williams Scholarship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and Hambidge Fellowship.
Andrea was born and raised in Rijeka, Croatia, in the former Yugoslavia, before immigrating to the United States. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where she teaches in the English department of Georgia State University.