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Barbara Unkovic Biography:

I am of Croatian and English descent and a cousin to DH Lawrence.  I am the author of six published books. I write full-time.

Other countries I have lived in include Australia (Noosa Heads), Croatia (Korcula 7 years) and France (4 years). 

My new book, a rustic kitchen notebook and memoir, The Adriatic Kitchen was released on the 1st of April 2017. The price is $NZ15. Go to My Books  page for full details.


The Adriatic Kitchen, winner of the Cookbook award at The Paris Book Festival 2017 is available through Exisle Publishing:
Exisle Publishing AU
 Exisle Publishing NZ

OR if you'd prefer a signed copy, email me barbaraunkovic@gmail.com

I write in several different genres.  My specialty is flash fiction.  I am the recipient of more than thirty writing awards in the UK, Ireland, Finland and the USA including three International Book Awards and a USA Best Book Award.

I hold a Master of Creative Writing (hons) from the University of Auckland in New Zealand.


I will be coming to The Croatian Embassy at 21 Conway Street in London from 7 pm until approximately 9.00 pm on 24 January 2018. I will talk about my journey to create The Adriatic Kitchen and answer questions. Signed copies of the book will be available. Hope to see you there.








My books are available in paperback and kindle from amazon.co.uk, amazon.com, barnes and noble, the book depository, wordery.com, waterstones, blackwells, gardners, bertrams, exisle publishing, your local library or direct from me -

EMAIL me at barbaraunkovic@gmail.com