Luka Bekavac, born in 1976 in Osijek, is a writer, translator and literary theorist. He teaches at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb University (Comparative Literature Department) and has contributed articles on philosophy, literary theory, music and literature to a number of magazines, radio programmes and peer-reviewed publications, including Performance Research, Frakcija, Filozofska istraživanja and Književna smotra. He has translated works by Martin Amis, Jonathan Franzen, Alberto Toscano, Naomi Klein, Aleksandar Hemon and others, and worked as an editor for Quorum literary magazine (2004-2006), focusing on links between popular culture, experimental music and philosophy. His critically acclaimed novels Drenje (2011) and Viljevo (2013) were nominated for a number of regional awards. Viljevo won the Janko Polić Kamov Award in 2014.