Tina Štrancar was born in 1985 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She studied German language and literature there and in Bremen, followed by a doctoral study in Literary Studies in Ljubljana and Berlin. Tina Štrancar has translated numerous German-language prose and poetry books into Slovenian, including works by Christoph Ransmayr, Daniel Kehlmann, Jenny Erpenbeck, Kurt Tucholsky, and Monique Schwitter. She has received several awards for her translation work. She has taken part in many translation seminars and organises literary evenings.