Mirjana Stefanović was born in Niš in 1939 and was educated in Novi Sad, Belgrade and Delhi, India. She holds a Master 's Degree in English Literature . Since 1966 till 1967 she worked as a contributing journalist to the Third programme of Radio Belgrade, since 1967 till 1973 she was a journalist editor of Children's radio newsroom . Since 1974 till the middle of 1991 she worked as the editor of books for children and youth in the Nolit publishing house. She has won several literary awards, of which we emphasize: Desanka Maksimović Award – for her entire poetic oeuvre and contribution to the Serbian poetry (2010). Bosanski stećak Award - International Award Association of Writers of Bosnia and Herzegovina ( 2013) . Her works are represented in more than 70 anthologies . She is the author of numerous books , among which are : Voleti, poems, Novi Sad 1960.; Odlomci izmišljenog dnevnika, fiction, Novi Sad 1961.; Proleće na Terazijama, poems, Belgrade 1967.; Indigo, poems, Belgrade 1973.; Radni dan, poems, Novi Sad 1979.; Savetnik, fiction, Belgrade 1979.; Prošireni savetnik, fiction, Novi Sad 1987.; Pomračenje, poems, Novi Belgrade-Kranj 1995. and Belgrade 1996.; Iskisli čovek, poems, Belgrade 2003.; O jabuci, fiction, Novi Sad 2009.; Promaja, poems, Belgrade 2011., itd. She is, also, the author of children's books: Vlatko Pidžula, poems and stories, Belgrade 1962., 2007.; Enca sa kredenca, poems, Novi Sad 1969., 1975., Sarajevo 1978.; Škola za velike, stories, translation in slovenian, Ljubljana 1985.; Škola ispod stola, poems and stories priče, Belgrade 2004.; Prvi poljubac, selected games for children, Belgrade 2010., etc.).