Marinko Koščec (Zagreb, 1967) received his B.A. in English and French Language and Literature at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb, and his M.A. in Literature at the University of Paris VII, France (le Diplôme des Etudes Approfondies). In 2005 he received a PhD in literature with the thesis on the French writer Michel Houellebecq at the University of Zagreb. He has worked as a part-time editor, having edited about 30 novels and collections of short stories. He teaches novel writing at the Creative Writing Centre (CeKaPe) in Zagreb and the Home of Creative Writing (KKP) in Split.
His most important novels are Someone Else (2001) for which he received Meša Selimović Award for the best novel published in Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro, and Wonderland (2003), for which he received V.B.Z. award for best novel manuscript.