Katarzyna Taczyńska – has a Ph.D. in literature, holds a double Nicolaus Copernicus University Masters degree in Polish and in Balkan philology. She also completed Postgraduate Studies of Teaching Polish as a Foreign Language and Gender Studies at NCU. In 2014 she graduated with honors, her doctorate being titled The Portrait of Goli otok Prison Camp in Serbian Literary and Historical Discourse at the End of the 20th and the Beginning of the 21st Century (supervisor dr hab. Jolanta Sujecka, Professor at Warsaw University). At present she has been employed at POSTCOMER: Laboratory for the Study of Collective Memory in Post-communist Europe at NCU, where she is working on a project funded by the National Science Centre grant. She also teaches Serbian and Polish as a Foreign Language at NCU. The co-editor of the series “Get to Know the Balkans”. Her main areas of interest include literary discourse concerning political camps in Yugoslavia and contemporary Serbian literature, especially female authors.