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Josip A. Novakovich Edit Profile

writer , English educator

Josip A. Novakovich, Croatian writer, English educator. Recipient Ingram Merrill award for fiction, 1990, Margolis award for nonfiction Blue Mountain Center New York, 1995, Whiting Writer's award Giles Whiting Foundation, 1997; National Endowment for Arts fellow, 1991.

Background

Novakovich, Josip A. was born on April 30, 1956 in Darovar, Croatia. Came to the United States, 1976. Son of Josip and Ruth (May) Novakovich.

Education

Bachelor, Vassar College, 1978. Master of Divinity, Yale University, 1983. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1988.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Apricots from Chernobyl, 1995 (Friends of America Writers award 1996), Yolk, 1995, Salvation and Other Disasters, 1998, Fiction Writer's Workshop.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Chess, tennis, mushrooms.

Connections

Married Jeanette Novakovich, August 24, 1961. Children: Joseph Raphael, Eve Antonia.

father:
Josip Novakovich

mother:
Ruth (May) Novakovich

spouse:
Jeanette Novakovich

children:
Joseph Raphael Novakovich

Eve Antonia Novakovich