Mirt Komel is philosopher and writer, working and writing in-between Nova Gorica and Ljubljana in Slovenia. He studied at the University of Ljubljana , completing a PhD in Philosophy in 2010 at the Department of Philosophy at
the Faculty of Arts , and now teaches at the Department of Cultural Studies of the Faculty of Social Sciences. In 2006 he published a collection of dramas , Mestne drame, followed by a dramatic poem Luciferjev padec (Lucifer’s Fall) in 2008. A year later, he published a literary- philosophical travelogue, Sarajevski dnevnik (Sarajevo’s Diary), and then another in 2011, Kahirske kaheksije (Cairo Caheksis). In 2015 he published his first novel with the Goga publishing house, Pianistov dotik (The Pianist’s Touch), followed by his second novel in 2018, Medsočje (Sontius Notes) , both of which were shortlisted for the prestigious Slovenian Kresnik Award for literature and his third novel, Detektiv Dante (Detective Dante), was published in 2021.