Lana Bastašic is a Yugoslav-born writer who lives and works in Belgrade. She has published two collections of short stories and one of poetry. Catch the Rabbit, her first novel, was published in 2018 in Belgrade and was shortlisted for the NIN Award. Her short stories have been included in major regional anthologies and have won numerous awards throughout the former Yugoslavia. She was awarded the European Union Prize for Literature for Catch the Rabbit in 2020.