Born in Zagreb in 1990, Goran Čolakhodžić currently lives in Samobor.
After completing primary education in Samobor and grammar school in Zagreb, he
graduated at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University in Zagreb. He
majored in English and Romanian language and literature.
In late 2014 he wrote the volume of poems that earned him the Croatian “Goranova
nagrada za mlade pjesnike” (Goran’s Prize for Young Poets) in March 2015. The book was
published in Zagreb under the title Na kraju taj vrt (In the End the Garden) that same year.
In July 2015 he won the frst prize of the Zagreb no-budget festival “Petrarca Fest” for the
best sonnet.
In 2016 he was selected to participate in the Versopolis project as a representative of
He has participated in public readings, discussions, various literary events, juries of
minor literary contests, and other related projects.
His poems have been translated into English, Romanian, Polish and Dutch.