|Date of birth||1895~1900|
|Date of death||1940~1945|
About her personal situation
Smilja Đaković was engaged to the brother of Vladislav Petković Dis, a famous poet. After he died, she never married.
About her professional situation
Smilja Đaković was noted as the owner of the magazine Misao (Thought). She helped many writers, including Stevan Jakovljević and Milan Janjušević. She also gave Tin Ujević a job at the editorial staff of the magazine.
She wrote several stories and three of them were published - Posleratni putnici (Postwar Travelers), Ujak Aksentije (Uncle Aksentije) and Bezvlašće (Anarchy). These stories were shaped by the experience of war. They were published under the pseudonym Jovanka Petrović. Jovana Skerlić Đorović writes that several poems were published under her real name in a children's paper and that she also wrote a social novel. Isidora Sekulić wrote an essay on Smilja Đaković, Zabeležiti ime Smilje Đaković (To Mark the Name of Smilja Đaković), while Jelena Skerlić Đorović mentions her in her book Život među ljudima, memoarski zapisi (Life among People, A Memoir).
|Language(s) in which she wrote||Serbian|
Works written by this author
Articles and other similar texts
Reception during lifetime
Reception after death
- Zabeležiti ime Smilje Đaković (Isidora Sekulić)
- Beleška o zaboravljenoj Smilji Đaković i njenim pričama (Zorica Hadžić - 2014)