Photo: Taja Košir Popovič
Manca Košir was born in Maribor in 1948 and studied in Ljubljana, München, and Zagreb. She holds a bachelor’s degree in math and physics’ teaching and journalism, a master’s degree in sociological studies, and a doctorate in philological sciences. She started her career journey as a film actress, continued as a journalist, and later worked as a journalism professor at the Faculty of Ljubljana from 1980 until 2005. She has written hundreds of journalistic contributions, technical and scientific articles. She is the author of twenty-one books, which include scientific and technological books, columns, essays, and epistles. The last epistle from her book Iz trebuha in neba is translated in this poetry collection, which has been given a new section – Onostrančnice.