Dino Bauk(1972) is a lawyer, former Head of Cabinet of the Minister of Education and columnist for the prominent Slovenian weekly Mladina. He wrote a few short stories before bursting onto the literary scene with his debut novel The End. And Again (Konec. Znova, 2015). The novel received the prestigious Best Debut Award of the Slovenian Book Fair and was long listed for the Kresnik Award for best novel of the year in Slovenia.