Jurij Devetak

Jurij Devetak (1997) was born in Trieste. After finishing his studies, he enrolled at the Scuola Internazionale di Comics in Padua, where he studied comics for three years. Since 2018 he has been working with various Slovenian newspapers and magazines, including publications by the Slovenian minority in Italy. As an illustrator, he worked with the newspaper supplement Dnevnikov Objektiv for two years. His first graphic novel Necropolis (based on the famous autobiographical novel by Boris Pahor) was published in 2022, followed in 2023 by his children’s comic Deva From Devin, co-authored with Slovenian writer and poet Marko Kravos. Both books have been translated into German and Italian.

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