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Riva Zmajoki

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Riva Zmajoki (1982.-) is a storyteller. That she has been since childhood. Her stories span two decades and tell personal outlooks on distant future as on forgotten past. The stories are always personal and up close, but the greater scale can be seen as well.

Riva Zmajoki has a diploma of philosophy and sociology, but writing is her first passion and everything else bowed to that passion. She's a versatile writer who publishes since 2005. Her stories span genres playing with borders of all kinds.

Now she's pushing borders of her own transferring her fictional world into the English language. The change of language, from Croatian to English, showed her that stories do speak different languages and that the language itself hides layers that are
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Riva Zmajoki Kira wrote: "Hey there Riva! Thanks for the friend request - I recognize you from Twitter and it's nice seeing a familiar face :)"

So very nice of you to say hi. I hope we'll connect even better through books :)


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Kira Hawke Hey there Riva! Thanks for the friend request - I recognize you from Twitter and it's nice seeing a familiar face :)


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