Born: April 17 1957 in Vrhnika, Slovenia
Resides: Zagreb, Croatia
E-mail: trener (at) bushido (dot) hr
Slobodan Pupovac studied at the University in Zagreb, graduated law faculty. He is working as a General Secretary of the Zagreb Karate Association. He writes haiku poetry since June, 2016. Until now, his haiku poems have been published in the Croatian haiku magazines IRIS, The Ludbreg collection, The Green Path collection, The Rovinj collection and in the international haiku magazines: The Asahi Shimbun, 9th Yamadera Bashō Memorial Museum Collection, Cattails (haiku, tanka and haibun), Chrysanthemum, Modern Haiku, The Heron's Nest, Acorn, Frogpond, Bonsai Journal, The Mamba, World Haiku Review, The Haiku Foundation ("Haiku Windows" and "A Sense of Place" features).
Awards and Other Honors: Cattails 2016 honorable mention for tanka; honorable mention in the international haiku contest of the Croatian IRIS magazine 2017 (travel theme).
Credits: "old chimney nest " - Bonsai Journal May, 2018; "summer morning" - Acorn Spring 2018; "old stump" - The Heron's Nest Vol. XX, No. 1, March 2018; "ear of corn" - Modern Haiku Winter/Spring, No. 49.1, 2018; "countryside" - World Haiku Review March 2018; "woman in black" - Frogpond Spring/Summer, No. 41.2, 2018.