Bosnian author who kept a diary of her childhood observations of the horrors of the Siege of Sarajevo. Her work, Zlata's Diary, was published in 1993.
After graduating from the University of Oxford, she worked in Dublin as a documentary filmmaker.
She has been called a Bosnian version of World War II-era Jewish diarist Anne Frank.
She wrote her now-famous diary from 1991-1993, when she was between the ages of ten and thirteen.
During the Bosnian War, she and her family escaped Sarajevo and settled temporarily in Paris, France.