May 13, 1918
|Died||1945 or 1947|
|Known for||Osunčani otoci |
He was born in Murter, where he attended elementary school. In Preko he attended a Franciscan gymnasium. He enrolled in the Faculty of Law in Zagreb, but didn't graduate because he was a political prisoner in Lepoglava. He described the experience in Lepoglava in his book Pod drugim ključem: sjećanja na život ustaških zatočenika u Lepoglavi 1940. i 1941. god.
He was released in 1942 and lived shortly in Berlin. Following his return to Croatia, he became the editor of a weekly newspaper called Hrvatski tjednik in Zagreb, and the director of a radio station in Sarajevo. He wrote for Hrvatski krugoval, Glasnik sv. Ante and other magazines.
- Pod drugim ključem: sjećanja na život ustaških zatočenika u Lepoglavi 1940. i 1941. god. (1942)
- Osunčani otoci (1944)
- Stihovi (1945)
- Jerolimov, Pavao (14 May 2009). "Jerko Skračić". Zadarski list (in Croatian). Retrieved 6 February 2018.
- "Skračić, Jerko". Croatian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 6 February 2018.
- Skračić, Tomislav. JERKO SKRAČIĆ - HRVATSKI KNJIŽEVNIK U SJENI PAMĆENJA (O NOVELAMA "OSUNČANI OTOCI"), Croatica et Slavica Iadertina, vol. 5, no. 5. March 2010, p. 449–472.