Goran Vojnović is a writer and columnist, as well as a film and theater director. His debut, Čefurji raus!, was awarded the Prešeren Fund Award and the Kresnik Award, two of the most prestigious awards in Slovenia. The novel was also the basis for a theater and film adaptation. Jugoslavija, moja dežela and Figa, Vojnović’s second and third novels, both received the Kresnik Award for best novel, while Jugoslavija, moja dežela also received the international Angelus Award. Goran Vojnović is the author of four feature films, several theater plays, and numerous columns for the daily Dnevnik.