Dragomir Ćulafić

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Born (1940-11-08) November 8, 1940 (age 83)
Andrijevice, Montenegro
EducationDegree in Philosophy
Alma materUniversity of Novi Sad
  • Poet
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Dragomir Ćulafić (Andrijevice, Montenegro, 8 November 1940) is a Serbian poet and prose writer. He is a member of Association of Writers of Serbia. He lives in Belgrade and occasionally in his homeland.


He completed his Gymnasium in Ivangrad and Berane. He graduated from Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Novi Sad, where he also studied the German language and literature.

From 1969 to 1984 he was a professor of German in Stara Pazova, and from 1984 to 2004 he was the director of the National Library "Lazo Kočović" in Belgrade.

During his tenure as director, two well-known literary forums were established "Children's Literature Tribune" and "Laza Kostić Library in Čukarica.

Literary work

He writes poetry and prose for children and adults. It is represented in several anthologies, in school textbooks and textbooks. His novels for young people have been declared the most read books in many libraries. The poem "There is still me" is called "native song over songs". [1]

His poems and stories were translated into Russian, English, German, Bulgarian, Armenian, Romanian, Hungarian, Slovak, Ruthenian, Macedonian and Slovenian. Several of his songs have been composed.

Works (bibliography)

Books of poetry

  • "Late Flyers", poetry (author's edition, Belgrade, 1971)
  • "Druga java", poetry ("Bagdala", Kruševac, 1973)
  • "Conversation of Thirst", poetry ("Strazilovo", Novi Sad, 1978)
  • "If You Remember", poetry for children ("Strazilovo", Novi Sad, 1985, second, supplemented edition 1986)
  • "Invasion of Emptiness", poetry ("New Book", Belgrade, 1988)
  • "Strange Path", poetry for children ("New Work", Belgrade, 1988)
  • "Selice", poetry for children ("IP Knjiga", Belgrade, 1990)
  • "What is there to hide", poetry for children ("Knjigoteka", Belgrade, 1994, two editions)
  • "Kad jabuka zarumeni", a selection of poetry and prose for children ("Srempublik", Belgrade, 1996, second edition 1997)
  • "Communion", poetry ("Education", Belgrade, 1997)
  • "Spread your hands", a selection of poetry for children ("Grigorije Bozovic", Pristina, 1998)
  • "I still have it", poem ("Interpres", Belgrade, 2000)
  • "There is still me", a poem ("Interpres", Belgrade, second bibliophilic edition, 2000)
  • "Birch whispered to me", selected and new songs for children (Nolit, Belgrade, 2001)
  • "We found you better", a selection of songs and stories (with Gradimir Stojković), five editions, first edition "Srpska knjiga", Ruma, 2002.
  • "There is still me", a poem (JP kulturni centar Bar, third edition, 2004)
  • "Let me whisper to you", a selection of songs and stories for children and youth, Zrenjanin, City Public Library "Zarko Zrenjanin", 2010.
  • "In its frame" [2] ”, poetry (Parthenon, Belgrade, 2011)
  • "I will remember", selected poems for children (International Poetry Festival "Smederevo Poetry Autumn", Smederevo, 2012)
  • "I still have it", poem "Interpres", fourth edition with the supplement "From the diary of the author of the poem" (author of the supplement: Velimir Ralević), Belgrade, 2016)
  • "Secret Ears", selected and new poems with bio-bibliography with selected texts about books, Belgrade, "Filip Višnjić" and the Association of Writers of Serbia, 2018.


  • "Star Foal", a novel for children and youth (BMG, Belgrade, 1997, Bookland, Belgrade, second edition, 2004)
  • „Naše leto [3] ”, a novel for children and parents (Narodna knjiga - Alfa, Belgrade, 2002)
  • „The carousel in my head [4] ”, a novel for young people (Narodna knjiga - Alfa, Belgrade, 2003, 2005)
  • "Ringišpil morska šema", a novel for young people (Narodna knjiga - Alfa, Belgrade, 2005)
  • "In Love Carousels", a novel for young people (Narodna knjiga - Alfa, Belgrade, 2008, 2009)
  • "Someone Else", novel (Chigoja štampa, Belgrade and the National Library "Dositej Obradović", Stara Pazova, 2009)
  • "Carousel for three" novel for young people (Bookland, Belgrade, 2013)

Collections of short stories

  • "The Key", short stories ("University Word", Nikšić, 1991)
  • "Sea on the eleventh floor", stories for children (Narodna knjiga - Alfa, Belgrade, 2001)

Editorial work

  • "Overnight Life", an anthology of bohemian poetry ("Interpress", Belgrade, 1997, with Ratko Čolaković)


  1. http://montenegrina.net/fokus/dragomir-culafic-poema-jos-me-ima/
  2. Three poetic spaces of Dragomir Ćulafić / Gradimir Stojković. - Contains: Selection of poetry for children / Dragomir Ćulafić; A selection of stories for children / Dragomir Ćulafić
  3. Porodični roman za uspomenu i dugo sećanje / Milutin Ž. Pavlov. - Book review: Dragomir Ćulafić: Naše leto, Belgrade, 2002.
  4. The first love excursion / Andjelko Erdeljanin. - Book review: Dragomir Ćulafić: Ringišpil za dvoje, Belgrade, 2010

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