Roberta Nikšić

Roberta Nikšić was selected for the 2023 Shortlist with Manana.

Roberta Nikšić (Mrkonjić Grad, 1982), theologian, graduated in Franciscan Theology in Sarajevo, and completed Women’s Studies in Zagreb. She has published reviews in Bosna Franciscana, and Motrišta, short stories, reviews, columns and reportages in Svjetlo Riječi, articles on socio-political engagement of women theologians in journals of theological provenance.

She also published two books of poetry. Last year she was European Press Prize nominee in category Public Discourse for the text “Life with migrants”. Nowadays, beside her journalist work she is also Advocacy Officer in Jesuit Refugee Service Bosnia and Herzegovina (JRS BiH).