Nora Verde (Antonela Marušić), born 1974 in Dubrovnik, studied Croatian Language and Literature. While still a student, she published her first collection of poetry, Sezona Bjegova (1994). She is the author of several novels, including Posudi mi smajl (2010) and Do isteka zaliha (2013). Her writing has been translated in many languages, including English, German, Slovene, Albanian and Macedonian. Nora Verde is a co-founder and editor of the feminist portal Vox Feminae.