Margarita Dikova was born in 1946 in Sofia. After her Slavic Studies she worked as an editor for popular-science and documentary films. Since 1998 she has been a publisher of literature on beekeeping, since 2002 she has also edited a beekeeping magazine, for which she translates specialist texts from various Slavic languages. She also translates other literature from Serbian, including the authors Milan Matić, Branislav Nušić and Laslo Blašković.