Živojin Rakočević was born in Morača in 1973.
He is a poet and a journalist.
He graduated Faculty of Philosophy – department of Serbian language and literature. After finishing his studies he worked as an assistant at Faculty of Philosophy in Priština on the subject General Literature. He was initiator and editor of student’s magazine „Signature“. During the time period 2001-2009 he used to work as editor on KIM radio in Čaglavica, and as editor-in-chief of newspaper „The voice of south“ („Glas juga“).
He is the author of following collections of poems: „To God I give my soul, but God doesn’t want it“,1994, „The history of the stone“, 1996, „Awaiting methastasis“, 1997, „Return to catacombs“ 1998.
Rakočević is the winner of „Vidovdan poetry award" and „Milan Pantić" award for research journalism and courage in reporting during Pogrom of Serbs in Kosovo in 2004.