Božica Jelušić has a university degree in Croatian and English. She has been active in journalism, teaching, cultural activities, amd museum work. She first entered the field of literature in 1969, being published from that point onwards in newspapers, magazines and literary journals, as well as writing for radio and television. She has published over 40 independent titles of poetry, prose and essays. She has been a member of the Guild of Croatian Writers from 1974. Her first translations of Yeats poetry appeared in a volume WILL IAM BUTTLER YEATS (Školska knjiga), Zagreb 2011.