awards

International Awards

2016: Vilenica Prize, Slovenia.
2016: Neustadt International Prize for Literature, USA.
2012: Jean-Améry-Preis für Europaische Essayistik, Austria/Germany.
2010: James Tiptree Literary Award, USA (Baba Jaga Laid An Egg).
2004: Premio Feronia – Citta di Fiano, Italy.
2000: Heinrich Mann Preis, Akademie Der Kunste Berlin, Germany.
1998: Osterreichischen Staatspreis fur Europaische Literatur (Austrian State Prize for European Literature), Austria.
1998: SWF-Bestenliste Literaturpreis (Sud-West-Funk Bestlist Literary Award), Germany (The Museum of Unconditional Surrender).
1997: Verzetsprijs van de Stichting Kunstenaarsverzet (Artists in Resistance Prize), Netherlands.
1996: Prix Europeen de l’ Essai Charles Veillon (European Essay Award “Charles Veillon”), Switzerland (The Culture of Lies).

Shortlists

2011: Finalist of NBCC Awards (criticism), USA (Karaoke Culture).
2009: Finalist of Man Booker International Prize, UK.
2008: Finalist of Prix Femina-Roman Etranger, France (The Ministry of Pain).
2007: Finalist of Angelus Central European Literary Award, Poland (The Ministry of Pain).
2006: Finalist of Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, UK (The Ministry of Pain).
2003: Finalist of Premio Strega Europeo, Italy, (The Museum of Unconditional Surrender).

Former Yugoslav Awards

1989: Nagrada Grada Zagreba.
1988: NIN-ova nagrada, (Forsiranje romana-reke).
1988: Nagrada “Mesa Selimovic”, (Forsiranje romana-reke).
1988: Nagrada “Ksaver Sandor Gjalski”, (Forsiranje romana-reke).
1971: Nagrada “Grigor Vitez”, (Mali plamen).

Special tribute

2002: The Award for Preserving Dignity of Literature during Balkan wars 1991-1995, PEN-center of Bosnia and Hercegovina, Sarajevo.

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