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Andrea Jurjević is a Croatian poet and literary translator. She is the author of two poetry collections and a chapbook: In Another Country, winner of the 2022 Saturnalia Books Prize; Small Crimes, winner of the 2015 Philip Levine Prize, and the 2018 Georgia Author of the Year award; and Nightcall, which was the 2021 ACME Poem Company Surrealist Series selection. Andrea’s book-length translations from Croatian include Olja Savičević’s Mamasafari (Diálogos Press, 2018) and Marko Pogačar’s Dead Letter Office (The Word Works, 2020), which was shortlisted for the 2021 National Translation Award in Poetry. She teaches at Georgia State University and works as a poetry mentor at MTSU Write. In her off hours, she makes abstract mixed media art that combines vibrant gestural application of color and creative mark making.