Association of Writers of Serbia
|Native name||Удружење књижевника Србије, |
Udruženje književnika Srbije
|Founded||26 May 1905|
|Head union||Milovan Vitezović|
|Office location||Francuska 7 Street|
The association was founded on 26 May 1905. Its founders and first members were Aleksandar Belić, Borivoje Popović, Dobrosav Ružić, Dragomir Janković, Dragoljub Pavlović, Dragutin Ilić, Živojin Dačić, Jovan Skerlić, Lujo Vojnović, Ljubomir Jovanović, Milan Milićević, Milovan Glišić, Milorad Mitrović, Milorad Pavlović, Nikola Vulić, Pavle Popović, Petar Odavić, Radoje Domanović, Rista Odavić, Simo Matavulj (as president) and Stanoje Stanojević.
For a list of all members with a Wikipedia article, see Category:Members of the Association of Writers of Serbia.
- Simo Matavulj (1905–1911)
- Borisav Stanković (1911–1914)
- No activities during the First World War
- Branislav Nušić (1918–1937)
- Veljko Petrović (1937–1941)
- No activities during the Second World War
- Isidora Sekulić
- Jovan Popović
- Matija Bećković (1988–1992)
- Slobodan Rakitić (1994–2005)
- Srba Ignjatović (2005–2010)
- Radomir Andrić (2010–2018)
- Milovan Vitezović (2018–)
The Association of Writers of Serbia states its main goals as gathering Serbian authors in the same community, protecting the professional interests of its members, working on their interpersonal relationships, working on relations with publishers and the general public, making their job(s) easier and helping its members or their families who are in poverty.
- Milovan Bogavac, Association of Serbian Writers 1905-1945, UKS history
- Ramet, Sabrina P. (2006). The three Yugoslavias: state-building and legitimation, 1918-2005. Indiana University Press. p. 364. ISBN 9780253346568. Retrieved 9 March 2012.
- Official website (in English)