Hedina Tahirovic-Sijercic is an instructor of Romani Language and Literature at the University of Zagreb, Croatia. Currently a doctoral candidate at the Katholieke Universiteit (ku) Leuven in Belgium, Tahirovic-Sijercic is major contributor to world Romani literature. She lives in Sarajevo. Cynthia Levine-Rasky is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. Her book, Writing the Roma, was published by Fernwood Books in 2016. She lives in Toronto.