Selvedin Avdić was born in 1969 in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina where he lives and works as a writer and journalist today. He is an editor at the online magazine zurnal.info and works for the Bosnian-Herzegovinian national radio. His first book, a collection of short stories Podstanari i drugi fantomi [Subtenants and Other Phantoms], was published in 2004. He wrote a travel guide to Zenica and a book of reportages on the women’s prison in the same town. His first novel Seven Terrors was published in 2010 and hs been translated to several languages. His novel Moja Fabrika was published in 2013.