Born in Belgrade, Serbia but raised in Malta, Teodor Reljić has worked as a freelance journalist, script writer and editor.
His debut novel, ‘Two’ (Merlin Publishers) was shortlisted for the National Book Prize in 2015 while his debut short film, ‘Camilla‘, co-written with Stephanie Sant, premiered in 2018. He has written the screenplay for the feature film adaptation of Alex Vella Gera’s novel ‘Is-Sriep Reġgħu Saru Velenużi’ (A Vipers’ Pit), along with four shorts for the literary docu-series ‘Storja ta’ Storja’.
His comic book project ‘Mibdul‘ (illustrated by Inez Kristina) was launched in April 2022. The six-issue limited series – a space-fantasy satire also published by Merlin Publishers – is released in monthly installments, with the concluding issue scheduled for release in September 2022.
He graduated in English Literature at the University of Malta, where he subsequently taught Creative Writing between 2016 and 2019.
He served as Culture Editor and film critic at MaltaToday for over a decade, and was the editor of Encore Magazine from 2017 to 2019.
Reljić is also one of the co-founders of Kixott Cooperative Ltd, an independent bookshop and cultural centre in Mosta.