Svetlana Žuchová

    is a Slovak writer, translator and psychiatrist based in Prague. She studied medicine in Bratislava and psychology in Vienna, and currently works in Psychiatric Ward No. 1 of the Charles University School of Medicine, focusing on research into the cognitive functions of patients with eating disorders. She has translated books from English and German and has published three books of her own: Dulce de Leche, a collection of short stories, Yesim, a novella, and a novel, Zlodeji a svedkovia (Thieves and Witnesses).