Was born in Sanski Most in 1946. He finished studies in philosophy with sociology in Saraevo. He spent many years, from 1993 to 2001, in exile in Germany. He is a poet, novelist, essayist and translator from German. He has a number of poetic books, two books of essays, a novel and an anthology. His books have been translated in many languages and he has been awarded with many remarkable prizes in Bosnia and Serbia, as well as the Bavarian Academy for Fine Arts’ award in Germany and
„ Literature in Exile“ award of the city of Heidelberg. He lives in Saraevo.