Vesselin Stoyanov (Bulgaria) was born on the 13 April 1957 in Kazanlak, Bulgaria. He graduated from the University of Plovdiv and works as a correspondent for the national 24 Hours newspaper in his home town.
Anna Kovatcheva (Bulgaria) was born in Sofia in 1990. She is now a student at the University of Virginia in the United States, studying Elements of Fiction. In her spare time, she writes poems, draws stick figures, and enjoys the color yellow.