Izidora Angel is a Bulgarian-born writer, translator and curator living in Chicago. She has written essays and critique in English and Bulgarian for the Chicago Reader, Publishing Perspectives, Banitza, Egoist, and others. She is currently translating the multiple award-winning The Same Night Awaits Us All: Diary of a Novel by Hristo Karastoyanov. For her excerpts of the novel she was awarded a three-week literary residency at Open Letter Books, as well as an English PEN Grant. Izidora holds a BA in Politics and Sociology of Contemporary Culture from the University of East Anglia and an MBA from the American University in Bulgaria.