Children and Young Adults
Mirjana Popović, born in 1954, went to school in Munich, Belgrade and Hamburg and thereafter studied German Language and Literature and Sociology in Belgrade. She then worked as a clerk for foreign payment transactions at a bank, as a translator and editor at TANJUG, as a translator and journalist for the daily newspapers Blic and Glas Javnosti and finally as a translator for the consulting company CMS. In addition, she gained a reputation as a literary translator. For this activity, she was awarded the Sergei Slastikov translation prize for children’s literature.