Miha Mazzini

Miha Mazzini lives in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He is the author of seven works of fiction and an essay collection, as well as the screenwriter of two award-winning feature films and the writer-director of five short films. His work has been translated into nine languages. His novel Guarding Hanna, long-listed for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, was recently re-released by North Atlantic Books. Visit him online at mihamazzini.com.

That Winter

The prisoners released before me had flown home from The Hague in airplanes sent for them by their states. I was the first one who wasn’t a national hero. The guard just handed me a train ticket to Sarajevo and…