Andrija was born in Uzice on September 5, 1980. The studnet of Užice gymnasium (Natural-mathematical direction) was determined to study at the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Belgrade. Then the aggression against Serbia in 1999 and the petty-bourgeois revolution in 2000 separated it from academic obligations.Shortly afterwards he left Serbia and spent several years in the countries of the European Union. There, his literary debut, a novel, “Through the Way – Truth”, is published there, which is published in 2014. Novel paved the way for Terzić’s talent. It is printed in over twenty thousand copies, promoted in more than forty cities across Serbia, the region, in Germany, Norway, Sweden, as well as in China. At the first presentation of the novel, in Užice, October 22, 2014, more than four hundred people gathered, signed one hundred ninety-two copies and broke the record of the books sold at one promotion. At the International Book Fair in Belgrade in 2014, the second day, he was the best-selling writer. The media were interested in Terzic’s literary expression, but also biography. The publication of the novel was followed by the printed and electronic media of the region, and Terzic became one of the most visited authors on the Internet for a short time, with over three hundred followers. At the Seventh International Literary Festival “Days of Friends of the Book” in Rijeka and at the First Conference of the Southeast European Cultural Network in Zagreb, the first literary prizes arrive. At the gathering of small publishers in Serbia “Through the Road – the Truth” she was named the most circulating book in 2014. Interestingly, the debut novel “Across the street – Truth” settled the literary public in a short time and crossed the borders of Serbia. One of the curiosities that accompany him is the organization of promotion at the Beijing Diplomatic Center, where he was offered cooperation for the Chinese literary market.
The second novel “Plivač”(“Swimmer”) (publisher of GKC Užice) announced as a bestseller, published on June 12th. In 2016, he already proves Terzic’s readership amongst readers. The first circulation of five thousand copies was sold out in record time, and “Plivač” was already out of Europe after six months, at the end of January 2017, and ex-yu diaspora to Dubai was presented, as reported by the relevant Internet portals from the United Arab Emirates emirate. Novel is in the translation process in four languages, applied for the Nin Award in 2016. and his path continues with surprises that the author announces for the continuation of 2017.
Novel “Plivač” entered the competition for the prestigious regional award for literary creation “Mirko Kovač”.
The 77th promotion of the novel was marked in the capital of America – Washington, a few days after the promotion in Chicago. In addition to writing, Terzic also tried and starred in the new series of the second season hit by the series “My Father’s Killers” and in the new film “The lullaby for Soldiers” by the director and co-writer Predrag Antonijevic.
Andrija Terzic is currently in America where he writes a new novel, a fiction. He also works on a screenplay for his film in collaboration with American script-writers and producers based on his first two novels.
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