Milica Mićić Dimovska was born in Novi Sad in 1947. She received a degree in Literature and Literary Theory from the University of Belgrade and worked for many years at Matica srpska and as an editor of Letopis Matice srpske. She has published collections of short stories (Priče o ženi [Stories about a Woman], 1972; Poznanici [Acquaintances], 1980; Odmrzavanje [Defrosting], 1991; U Procepu [In the Cleft], 1999), the travelogues in Putopisi (1999), and four novels (Utvare [Phantoms], 1987; Poslednji zanosi MSS [The Last Ecstasies of MSS], 1996; Mrena [The Cataract], 2002; Utoči…te [Refuge], 2005). Her works have won numerous literary prizes and are translated into English, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Slovak and Swedish. She lives and writes in Novi Sad.