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Aggie Zivaljevic

Bio: 

Aggie Zivaljevic was born in Sarajevo, in the former Yugoslavia. She is the author of the novel-in-progress You Are My Country Now. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Warren Wilson College. Aggie's fiction has appeared in Narrative Magazine, Crab Orchard Review and Speakeasy. Where is My Boy? short story was selected as one of the top five stories in Narrative's Story of the Week 2009-2010. Eva's Room won third place in the Summer Literary Seminars 2012 Unified Literary Contest (fiction judged by Mary Gaitskill).  Aggie is also the recipient of three scholarships to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. She lives in San Jose, California.