Esad Babačić was born in Ljubljana. His career in art began as a singer/songwriter for the acclaimed punk band Via Ofenziva. Since then, he has published columns in several newspapers (Razgledi, Dnevnik), was a journalist for Slovene national television and for a while even worked as a writer for a marketing agency. He has published fifteen poetry collections and has acted in several feature films. His poetry has been translated into many languages and has received several awards. Among others, he received the Velenjica – čaša nesmrtnosti award for ten years of outstanding poetic work in the 21st Century. Supported by the Vilenica International Literary Festival, organized by Slovene Writers’ Association and Slovene Book Agency.
Events Esad Babačić was involved in
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 8:30 PM
Readings from the world’s leading contemporary poets Esad Babačić, Michelle Brown, Lorna Crozier, Jay MillAr, Julie Morrissy and Gavin Russell.
Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Authors from the European Union offer audiences a rare chance to hear acclaimed works recited live in the languages in which they were originally written.
Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 12 PM - 2 PM
The Toronto International Festival of Authors has partnered with Toronto’s Union Station once again to bring spirited author readings to Toronto’s busiest commuter interchange.