Andrija Matić (1978) was born in Kragujevac, Serbia. He received his Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Belgrade, Serbia. His novels include Burnout (2015), Pomračenje u pet slika (2013), Šaht (2009), and Nestanak Zdenka Kuprešanina (2006). His collection of short stories is entitled Muzej savremene umetnosti (2010). He is also the author of T.S. Eliot: pesnik, kritičar, dramski pisac (2007). Andrija Matić lives in Istanbul, Turkey.