Andrija Matic (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), A Blackout in Five Images (2013), Manhole (2009), and The Disappearance of Zdenko Kupresanin (2006). His collection of short stories is entitled The Museum of Modern Art (2010). He is also the author of T.S. Eliot: A Poet, Critic, Playwright (2007). Andrija Matic lives in Istanbul, Turkey.