Nataliya Deleva is a Bulgarian-born writer living in London. Four Minutes is her debut novel. Originally published in Bulgaria (Janet 45, 2017), the book was awarded Best Debut Novel and was shortlisted for Novel of the Year (2018), and has since been translated into several languages, including German (eta Verlag, 2018) and Polish (Wydawnictwo EZOP, 2021). Nataliya’s short fiction, critique, and essays have appeared in Words Without Borders, Fence, Asymptote, Empty Mirror and Granta Bulgaria, among others. Her second novel, Arrival—an English-language original—is forthcoming from the Indigo Press in 2022.