Kristina Hočevar

Kristina Hočevar (1977) studied Slovenian Language and Literature and General Linguistics at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana and currently works as a high school teacher. She is the author of five poetry collections: V pliš (Into Plush, 2004), Fizični rob (The Physical Border, 2007), Repki (Little Tails 2008), Nihaji (Oscillations, 2010) and Na zobeh aluminij, na ustnicah kreda (Aluminium on the Teeth, Chalk on Lips, 2012). Hočevar  received the Zlata ptica Award for her third poetry collection Little Tails and her latest book won the 2013 Jenko Award conferred by the Slovene Writers’ Association.