Born in Slovenia in 1964, Mojca Kumerdej is an award-winning writer and philosopher. She also works as a freelance journalist, covering art and science, primarily for Slovenia’s largest daily newspaper, Delo, she collaborates with intermedia art institutes and occasionally as a theatre dramaturg. In 2006, Kumerdej received the Tandem Grant from Stifung Brandenburger Tor. She has appeared as an official representative of Slovene literature at the Frankfurt, Leipzig, Prague, Guadalajara and Buenos Aires Bookfairs, and her stories have been translated into Spanish, German, English, Hungarian, Russian, Czech, French, Serbian, Polish, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian and Slovakian.
Mojca Kumerdej is supported by the Slovenian Book Agency.