VERONIKA DINTINJANA is a poet and translator born in 1977. In 2002 she was selected the best young author at the Festival of Young Literature; in 2008 she won the Maribor poetry tournament and the 6th Ljubljana Poetry Slam. Her first poetry collection Rumeno gori grm forzicij (LUD Literatura, 2008), was awarded the Best First Book Award at the 24th Slovenian Book Fair. She runs poetry readings and the festival Mlade Rime organised by KUD Kentaver at Metelkova. She translates North American and Irish poetry. She has published selected poems by L. Glück, D. Levertov, C. O’Driscolla and the book of essays by U. K. Le Guin.