Zlata Filipović (born December 3, 1980) is a Bosnian writer and author of the book Zlata'sDiary.
From 1991 to 1993, she wrote in her diary (called "Mimmy") about the horrors of war in Sarajevo, through which she was living. Some newsagencies and media outlets labeled her the "Anne Frank of Sarajevo". Unlike Frank, however, Zlata and her family all survived and escaped toParis in 1993where they stayed for a year. She attended St. Andrew's College, Dublin senior school, going on to graduate from the University of Oxford in 2001 with aBA in human sciences, and now lives in Dublin, Ireland where she also studied at Trinity College Dublin.
Zlata has continued to write as she wrote theForeword to The Freedom Writers Diary and having co-edited Stolen Voices: Young People's War Diaries, From World War I to Iraq. She appeared onthe talk show Tout le monde en parle on 19 November 2006.
In 2011 she produced the short film Stand Up! for a BeLonG To Youth Services campaign againsthomophobic bullying in schools.
Zlata Filopvic was an eleven year old girl in Sarajevo. Soon, a war breaks out. She records everything in her dairy,Mimmy.
The Diary is Called zlatas diary, read it it is very interesting, it really appeales to me because I am 12 and I have an above average IQ