Jasmin Topić was born on the 4th of August 1977. in Pančevo, former Yugloslavia. She graduated Faculty of Philology in the University of Belgrade thus becoming the professor of Serbian language and literature. She is a poet and a literary critic who occasionally publishes prose works and essays in magazines. Her first book of poems was published in 1997. and has had four more published since. In addition to this, she has been working for eight years as a journalist for weekly magazine Pančevac and is currently working as a freelance journalist for the Slovenian daily magazine Dnevnik. She collaborated in the column Knjiga/Book of the daily magazine Danas/Today, as well as with Slovenian publishing house Študentska založba by writing columns for their internet site Airbeletrina (2008.2009.) She participated in the majority of the most important regional festivals, and recently became a participant of the Word Express project (within the Literature Across Frontiers, UK). She likes to observe the transformation of literature in the field of multimedia, so she participated in performances, solo projects, a few theatrical, photo and literary workshops (Plavo pozorište, Centar za stvaralaštvo mladih, etc.). She published a multimedia DVD entitled Tiha obnova leta/Quiet renewal of flight in Serbian and English that consistsof 10 poetic videos. Since 1998. she is the editor of Rukopisi/Handwritings – almanac of poetry and short prose works of young authors from ex-Yugoslav territories and is the co-editor of literary magazine Kvartal. Regularly publishes in periodicals. In 2008. she won the Milo Dor grant of the Austrian KulturKontakt and has spent two months in Vienna as artists in residence.