Dušan Čater

Author and screenwriter Dušan Čater was born in Celje in 1968. He studied journalism and sociology at the University of Ljubljana. He was an editor at the Karantanija publishing house and contributed columns to several Slovenian newspapers and magazines. He wrote several scripts for TV as well as several plays. In 1995, he decided to work as a freelance writer. He is a member of the Slovene Writers’ Association (DSP). Čater wrote the film script for Pojdi z mano (Come with Me, 2008), directed by Igor Šterk, and the puppet play IR1 or Peter Klepec. His works have been translated into several languages. In 2012, he received the Fabula Award for Džehenem, a collection of short prose. For his novel Pojdi z mano he received the first prize at the “Growing with a Book” competition.