Dragana Mladenović was born in Frankenberg, Germany on Jun 30, 1977. She received her BA in Serbian literature and language from the Philology faculty of Belgrade University and also received an MA in Literature as Science with the thesis on the poetry of Vojislav Despotov. She has published the following collections of poems: Nema u tome nimalo poezije (Smederevo: Zlatna struna, 2003 and Pančevo: Udruženje književnika i književnih prevodilaca, 2004); Raspad sistema (Belgrade: 2005), Tvornica (Belgrade: Fabrika knjiga, 2006), Asocijalni program (Vršac: Književna opština Vršac, KOV, 2007), Omot spisa (Belgrade: Fabrika knjiga, 2008), Rodbina (Belgrade: Fabrika knjiga, 2010), and Magda (Belgrade: Fabrika knjiga, 2012). Her collection, Rodbina has also been translated into German and Swedish. Her work has been published in numerous anthologies, literary magazines and comic strip editions. She lives in a Pančevo and works as a journalist for the weekly magazine, Pančevac. She has received the following awards: the award of Smederevo Poetry Autumn, an award from the Pančevo City Library for the book of the year 2003, and Laza Lazarević award from Šabac for a story in 2007.