Svet Di-Nahum was born in 1970 in Sofia, Bulgaria, and is of Jewish ancestry. He is a graduate of the Department of Philosophy at Southern Illinois University and currently lives in New York City, Sofia, Vienna, and Frankfurt. He has published short stories in numerous literary magazines in Bulgaria and throughout Europe; his work has been translated into English, German, Russian, Serbian, Turkish, Spanish, and French. His fiction has appeared in US literary magazines such as Danse Macabre and Audience. Di-Nahum is the author of The Wolf's Howl (1994); The Unicorn in Captivity (2007), RAPTUS (2009) Nicola Against Nicola (2012), and The Doctrinaire (2015). RAPTUS was a nominee for the Elias Canetti National Literary Award and was subsequently published in the United States by Hammer & Anvil Books (Las Vegas, 2013). Di-Nahum serves as Press Secretary for PEN Center Bulgaria.