Biljana Srbljanovic graduated from the University of Dramatic Arts, Belgrade in 1996, and has been an assistant professor there since 1997. Her plays ›Belgrade Trilogy‹, ›Family Stories‹, ›The Fall‹, and ›Supermarket‹, have been published or produced in over twenty languages (English, German, French, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Bulgarian, Slovenian, Romanian, Greek, Hebrew, Polish, Estonian, Finnish, Spanish, Flemish, Slovakian, Czech, Hungarian), and have been performed in over 80 different theaters all over the world. Her columns and articles have appeared in national and international newspapers and magazines, including ›Vreme‹ (Yugoslavia), ›La Repubblica‹ (Italy), ›Der Standard‹ (Austria), ›The Guardian‹ (London) and ›Der Spiegel‹ (Germany). She is the founder of Forum of Writers, an association of independent writers in Belgrade, and has conducted annual playwriting workshops in Germany and Italy since 1998.
In 2002 she received a Fulbright Scholarship and spent the following year writing and teaching in New York City. She is fluent in English, Italian and German, and resides and works in Belgrade.