Mirjana Novaković was born in Belgrade in 1966.
She is the author of: Dunavski apokrifi (short stories), 1996
Strah i njegov sluga / Fear and Servant (novel), 2000
Johann's 501 (novel), 2005
The Serbian original of Fear and Servant was shortlisted for the NIN literary prize and received the Isidora Sekulić Award. A play based on the novel was performed at the 2003 BELEF summer festival in Belgrade. The French translation of the novel was published by GAIA Editions in 2006. To date, the original has gone through seven printings.
Johann's 501 was also shortlisted for the NIN Award, and received the Lazar Komarčić Prize for Best Science Fiction Novel of the Year.
U užem izboru za književnu nagradu "Zlatni suncokret", koju dodeljuje kompanija "Vital", među šesnaest knjiga našla su se i dva Geopoetikina izdanja: "Ubogi Lazar u gradovima" Roberta Tilija i "Hronika sumnje" Vladislava Bajca. Žiri u sastavu Nikola Strajnić, Dragan Jovanović Danilov i Vladimir Gvozden (predsednik), sačinio je uži izbor kandidata za nagradu nakon razmatranja više od 200 naslova.Dalje