Barbora Hrínová (1984)
Screenwriter, writer and mentor. She works at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts (VŠMU) in Bratislava, Department of Screenwriting and Dramaturgy. As a screenwriter she collaborated on several TV series and she is currently working on her feature film screenwriting debut. She is a three-time finalist of the Poviedka competition (2008, 2017, 2018). She completed a six-month research stay in Georgia and as a Fulbright Scholar at Chapman University in California. Based on her research stay in the USA, she created a two-part audio-documentary for Czech Radio, Magnified Heart. She is the author of several audio-documentaries for slovak radio. In 2020, she published her debut collection of short-stories, Unicorns, for which she received René Anasoft Litera Prize – the prize voted by high school students and the prestigious Anasoft Litera Award 2021.