Natali Spasova was born in 1989 in Skopje. She graduated from the University of Tourism and Management in Skopje and earned a masters degree in rural tourism management from the MIT University, Skopje. Her first children’s book, First Love in the Pink Street, written when she was only thirteen, has had three printings and has been translated into Ukrainian, Serbian, and Russian. Her work has been included in Russian and Bulgarian anthologies of Macedonian literature. Her second book, The Lighter, was published in 2014 and published in Ukrainian in 2015. In 2016, it appeared on LitHub’s list of ten books by Balkan women that should be translated into English. She has been published in many international magazines. Both of her books will be published in Bulgaria in 2017.