Slađana Bukovac (Glina, 1971) was born near the Croatian-Bosnian border, later living in both Sarajevo and Zagreb. She graduated in art history and comparative literature, worked as a journalist and columnist on the Croatian national television, and as the editor of a radio show about psychological phenomena and illnesses called One Flew over 101,3.
Her most notable works include the novels Travelers, which received Slavić Award and Kiklop for debut fiction of the year, A Clan of Ghosts, and Stall Disease, shortlisted for several Croatian prestigious literary awards. To remove the animal, her first short story collection and latest work received amazing reviews. Bukovac is praised for her nuanced storytelling and deeply psychological works.
Her books have been translated into German and Hungarian.