Cvetka Bevc was born in 1960 in Slovenj Gradec. She is a poet, writer and musician, majored in Musicology and Comparative Literature from the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana and continued studies at University College Cork, Ireland. She is a member of the Slovene Writers’ Association, Slovene PEN Centre and the editing staff of Poetikon magazine. She is the author of radio plays, she published over twenty books and writes prose, poetry, young adult literature and dramatic works. She has participated in literary readings at home as well as abroad, the selection of her works are translated in different languages, recipient of few awards, among other: her novel Potovci was one of the finalists for the 2012 Kresnik award and recipient of the Silver Poet’s Pen from the international poetic festival Slovanski objem (Slavic Embrace) in Varna (Bolgaria) 2014.
She lives and works in Ljubljana.