Muanis Sinanović was born in Novo Mesto and lives and works in Ljubljana and Celje. He is a poet, essayist, writer of short stories and a critic. He has published three collections of poetry: Štafeta oko gradske smreke (2011, Slovenian Book Fair Award for The Best First Book), Pesme (2014), and Dvovid (2016). His poems have been translated into various languages and were included in an anthology of contemporary European Poetry (Kingston University Press, London 2019) edited by SJ Fowler. He has been awarded both for his poetry and essays. He is also an occasional translator and organiser of literary events and works in multidisciplinary projects (sound, performance). He writes literary criticism and critical texts on cultural and political phenomena for Radio Študent. He is also the editor of a literary journal I.D.I.O.T and the humanities edition called Nova znamenja. He has published poetry and literary criticism in the journal Agon in Serbia.