For Iz srećne republike Petar Matović received the Branko Miljković Prize for the Best Poetry Collection of the Year. With this poetry collection, the decorated poet, who rose to international prominence with his collection Koferi Džima Džarmuša [Jim Jarmusch’s Suitcases], cements his status as one of Serbia’s most intriguing contemporary poets. Provocative, ironic, and articulate, he convinces the reader with his openness to experimentation and layers of depth.