Born: May 29 1970 in Šibenik, Croatia
Resides: Šibenik, Croatia
E-mail: ligonbred (at) gmail (dot) com
Aljoša Vuković, writer and musician, was born on May 29 1970 in Šibenik. He writes poetry and riddles for children, as well as haiku, for which he won multiple Croatian and international awards. More than 500 of his riddles and poems were published in children's magazines, textbooks and domestic and international collections of haiku poetry. Also, his haiku poems were published on the haiku foundation and Asahi haikuist page. His works have been published in 17 books and four children's storybooks so far. His haiku has been included in An Unmown Sky 2 Anthology of Croatian haiku poetry 2008 - 2018. He was selected in the European Top 100 haiku authors in 2018. He was published three haiku books. He lives and works in Šibenik.
"parrot on my shoulder" - Second Place, European Quarterly Kukai #17, Spring 2017; "looking at Fuji" - commended, The 7th IAFOR Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award, Japan, 2017; "in a missile crater" - commended, The 8th IAFOR Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award, Japan, 2018; "devastated field" - First Prize, haiku contest Ivanić-Grad, 2018; "half a melon" - Second Prize, International Haiku Contest on the theme of The Gourds; Croatia, 2019; "beneath the cherry tree" - Award for overall performance, The 4th Haiku Contest, Cherry Blossom, Bulgaria, 2019.