Radmila Petrović




She was born in 1996 in Užice. She grew up in Stupčevići near Arilje. She graduated from the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade, where she is currently completing her master’s studies. As the laureate of the 42nd Lim River Poetry Evenings, she published a collection of poems “The Scent of Earth“ (House of Culture “Pivo Karamatijević”, Priboj, 2014), and as the winner of the 22nd Poetry Competition “Desanka Maksimović” she published a collection “Cellulose Rock ‘n’ Roll“ (SKZ and Valjevo Gymnasium, Valjevo, 2015).

She has been represented in anthologies, domestic and international journals. She has participated in numerous festivals and poetry readings across Europe. Her third collection of poetry, “Mom Knows What’s Happening in the Cities,” published by PPM Enklava in early summer 2020, has sold over 7,000 copies. The same collection was published in North Macedonia in 2021, and the Polish and German editions are in the works.

Her poetry has also been translated into English, French, Greek, Italian, Slovenian, Spanish, Hebrew and other languages. She has been a scholarship holder of the Government of the Republic of Serbia. She has stayed at writing residencies in Skopje (Reading Balkans) and Berlin (Traduki).