Maruša Krese, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Maruša Krese

poet, writer, journalist

Date of Birth: 13-Apr-1947

Place of Birth: Ljubljana, Ljubljana City Municipality, Slovenia

Date of Death: 07-Jan-2013

Profession: writer, poet, author, psychotherapist, journalist

Nationality: Slovenia

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Maruša Krese

  • Maruša Krese (13 April 1947 – 7 January 2013) was a Slovene poet, writer and journalist.
  • She lived and worked in Berlin.
  • In 1997 she was awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for her humanitarian efforts in the Bosnian War. Krese was born in Ljubljana in 1947.
  • She studied literature and art history at the University of Ljubljana and psychodrama and Gestalt therapy in the United States in the early 1970s.
  • She worked as a group therapist in Ljubljana and Tübingen and was a Slovene radio correspondent in Berlin in the early 1990s.
  • Since 1992 she has been working as a freelance journalist and writer in Berlin.
  • In 2008 she won the Fabula Award for best collection of short prose in Slovene published within the previous two years for her work Vsi moji božici (All my Christmases).

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