Polona Glavan was born in 1974 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She studied Comparative Literature at the University of Ljubljana’s Faculty of Arts. She is a writer and translator of contemporary English, American, and Irish literature. She published two novels and a shot story collection with the Beletrina publishing house and was twice nominated for the “Kresnik” Award for the best Slovenian novel. Her latest novel, Kakorkoli (However, 2014), was nominated for the “Kritiško sito” award for the best book of the year.