Davorin Lenko is a Slovene writer, poet and playwright. He studied comparative literature at Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana where he graduated in 2012. He is the author of four books of prose. In 2014, he received the Kresnik Award for the best novel of the year for Telesa v temi (Bodies in the Dark) as well as the Critic’s Choice Award. The novel was also translated into German by the Slovene Writers’ Association. His 2016 collection of short stories Postopoma zapuščati Misantropolis (Gradually Leaving Misantropolis) was nominated for the Novo Mesto Short award. In 2017 he published the novel Bela pritlikavka (White Dwarf) and in 2019, the monodrama Psiho (Psycho), for which Lenko wrote the script, was staged in Ljubljana. In 2020 he published his fourth book, Psihoporn (Psychoporn), a collection of short stories, written entirely in dialogues.