Mihaela Marija Perkovic is a Croatian author, editor, scriptwriter, translator, workshopper, con-runner, and geek whisperer. She won the Croatian national SF award SFERA in 2021 for her novella “Teuta’s boat”, helped run the Helsinki Worldcon in 2017 as Head of Hospitality and was GUFF delegate to Australia in 2013 and one of the winners of the Shimmer Programme in 2019. She has been running writing workshops for 15 years, both in SF fandom and in Croatian schools and culture societies. For a living, she runs a boutique business, Savarakatini, writing technical documentation, copy, doing PR and running workshops for startups. In her spare time, she swims and does orienteering and quizzes. Find her at www.rantalica.com and @rantalica on Twitter.