Vladimir Poleganov (b. 1979) studied clinical psychology and creative writing at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski ". His story "The Well" won second prize at the National Short Story Competition "Rashko Sougarev." In 2015, "The Birds" was included in the anthology "Best European Fiction" by Dalkey Archive Press. His works have been published in various magazines and online platforms in Bulgaria and abroad. He authored the short story collection "Deconstruction of Thomas S."