Born: January 08 1979 in Pula, Croatia
Resides: Pula, Croatia
E-mail: zlavilica (at) gmail (dot) com
Born in 1979 in Pula, Croatia, where she graduated from the University of Pula Juraj Dobrila with the master thesis on L'istrioto in famiglia. Istriot is a Romance language spoken by about 400 people in the southwestern part of the Istrian peninsula in Croatia. She is also a professor of Italian language and literature. Since 2006, she has been working at the Pula Film Festival Public Institution as Head of Public Relationship. She started to write haiku in 2019 and her work has been published in The Asahi Shimbun (Asahi Haikuist Network); Prune Juice; Failed Haiku; #FemkuMag, Bleached Butterfly, Chrysanthemum, Ludbreg Haiku, Iris Haiku Magazine.
Awards and Other Honors: 3rd place, Sonic Boom Fifth Annual Senryu Contest, 2019.
"shadowless" - Bleached Butterfly, vol 1:3, 2019; "breakup" - Prune Juice Issue 29, 2019; "revolving over" - Chrysanthemum 26, 2019; "verbal abuse" - Bleached Butterfly vol 1:2, 2019; "trodden path" - Haiku Ludbreg 22, 2019; "midsummer veranda" - The Asahi Shimbun, August 30, 2019.