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Uršuľa Kovalyk (b. 1969) is a feminist writer, poet, playwright and social worker, and artistic director of the Theatre With No Home, where she works with homeless and disabled actors. She is the author of several collections of short stories and two novels, Žena zo sekáča [The second-hand woman, 2008] and Krasojazdkyňa [The Equestrienne, 2013], which has been shortlisted for the 2014 Anasoft Litera Prize. Kovalyk’s writing is characterized by surreal plotting and imagery, and explicit, over-the-top celebration of female sexuality.