Velika Gorica, Croatia
Home page: http://www.ivica.info
Ivica Smolec was born 1954 in Zagreb, Croatia. Since 1985 has lived in Velika Gorica, near Zagreb. Electronics engineer. He likes electronics. He likes nature, rock, blues, original Latin-American music. He has a lot of loves and hobbies.
Writing poetry for his own heart (in Croatian and, sometimes, in English). Have started to write prose. His first novel, "Vode teku dalje" ("Waters are continuing to flow") won the literary prize award "Albatros" for 2004. He's finished another novel named "Akvamarin" and have to begin to search for a publisher. He's also writing a collection of children's tales.
Last years he's been a member of Croatian Art Society "Spark" and has begun to present his literary work, mostly poetry, on tribunes, poetry evenings and festivals, radio, magazines and almanacs... He's working in the "Spark" magazine as the chief editor, lecturer, reporter and poetry writer.
Since the May 2007 he has become the first foreign member of the English writers' group "The Inn Scribers" from Harlow and some of his poems will be printed in their 2007 anthology "Reflections And Shadows".
Interests: Electronics, fishing, cookery, snapshoting, prose and poetry, kids, friends, music, jokes...
Published writer: Yes