Daria Karapetkova is a lecturer of "Italian Studies" at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski ", translator from Italian and literary critic. She teaches theory, practice and reception of translation as well as disciplines related to the development and problems of modern Italian language. She is the author of the monograph "The Boot in Bulgarian Literary Fashion." Among the authors translated by Karapetkova are such names as Elena Ferrante, Tiziano Terzani, Beppe Severgnini, Isabella Teotochi Albrizzi, Giuseppe Modrich. She contributes to "Literary Newspaper", "The Literature" magazine, "Culture" newspaper and others. She was awarded the prize of the Faculty of Slavic Studies for her debut book; she is also a winner of the prize of the Union of Bulgarian Translators for her study in the field of theory and criticism of translation. She is a member of the Union of Bulgarian Translators.