Russana Beyleri was born in 1967. She is an Associate Professor at the Balkan Studies Department of the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, teacher of Albanian Language and Literature. She has defended a Ph.D. in Comparative Linguistic. Russana Beyleri has an extensive background in different areas of translation and lectures in the field. Many of her non-fiction, poetry and small genre translations are available online.