Born in 1989, Lucie Faulerová is a writer, editor and screen writer. She graduated in Czech Studies at the Palacký University in Olomouc. Her debut novel Lapači prachu (Dust Collectors) has already attracted the attention of readers and critics. It was nominated for the 2017 Magnesia Litera Award for prose (the highest annual book award held in the Czech Republic), and the Jiří Orten Award for young authors under the age of 30. With the prominent Czech conceptual artist Kateřina Šedá, Lucie co-authored the book BRNOX—A guide to Brno’s Bronx, 2016 about a socially disadvantaged area of Brno, which won the 2016 Magnesia Litera Award for journalism. In 2020, Lucie published her novel Smrtholka (Deathmaiden), the book has been nominated for the 2021 Magnesia Litera Award for prose and the European Union Prize for Literature. It has also been selected to be part of an EU project which connects and mentors emerging European authors and translators.