Lukas Debeljak, born in 1999 in Ljubljana. Studied philosophy at Deep Springs College in California and political thought at Bard College in Berlin. His poetry has been published in Slovenia (Dialogi, Idiot, Literatura, Zamenjave) and abroad (Enklava, Slavicum Press, Rukopisi), and translated into English, Czech, Serbian, Spanish, and other languages. In 2017 he published the chapbook Circular/Circumferential Speed (Mala Ignorirana Knjižica), which was also reprinted. In 2022 he published his debut poetry collection To Know Like Water (CSK), which is included in a selection of that year’s ten best Slovenian books. He also translates contemporary Slovenian poetry and theory. He lives and works between Berlin and Ljubljana.