CVETKA BEVC (1960), a Slovene poet, writer and musician, majored in Musicology and Comparative Literature, is a member of the Slovene Writers' Association, Slovene PEN Centre and the editing staff of Poetikon magazine. She is the author of thirty radio plays and over twenty books. She writes prose, poetry, young adult literature and dramatic works. She has participated in literary readings at home as well as abroad (Europe, Australia, China) and various works of hers have been translated into a number of languages. Her novel Potovci was one of the finalists for the 2012 Kresnik award for the best Slovenian novel, she was nominated for Večernica award for children’s literature in the same year, and nominated three times (2011, 2012, 2014) for Desetnica award for the best Slovenian children’s book. She is a recipient of the Silver Poet's Pen from the international poetic festival Slovanski objem (Slavic Embrace 2014) in Varna (Bulgaria).