Zornitsa Garkova was born in Pernik, Bulgaria, in 1981. She graduated from the masters program in creative writing at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski in 2012. Garkova’s first book, The Way of the Ants, was published in 2013 by the University publishing house. Besides literature, she is also interested in photography and fine art. This is her first publication as a photographer and artist. Garkova lives and works in Sofia.