Lela B. Njatin was born in 1963 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where she now lives. She has an university degree in Philosophy and Comparative Literature and works as a self-employed creator in the field of culture. She also creates works of visual art and often combines them with literary texts to produce interdisciplinary art. As a writer, she started to produce concrete poetry in the 1970s; she appears in the anthology Westeast and in other collective international book projects. Her main literary work is the novel Nestrpnost (Intolerance, 1988; auth.rev. 2019), which won the “Golden Bird” in recognition of top achievements for promising artists. Her fairy tale Velikanovo srce (The Giant’s Heart, trans. Erica Johnson Debeljak, 1996) was nominated for the “Večernica” award for the best work of youth literature. Mostly she writes short stories. She is also a visual artist. Her most distinguished works are: performances Nisem hotel vedeti, a izvedel sem (I Did Not Want to See but I Have since Come to See; Muzeum Theatre Company, Ljubljana 2007) and Strelišče. Plati plasti (A Shooting Grounds. Reversing the Layers; Regional Museum, Kočevje 2014) and installation Odsotnost, Hommage à Igor Zabel (Absence, Hommage à Igor Zabel; Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana 2007).