Writer, translator, alpinist, and world traveller Dr. Iztok Osojnik (born in 1951) is the author of over 50 books of poetry, fiction, and professional publications. His work has been translated into twenty-five languages. He’s also translated several books on alpinism written by Mark Twight, Stipe Božić, and Steve House, to name a few. During the most active period of his climbing career, he’s climbed some of the most demanding routes in Slovenian and elsewhere. He lives and works in Ljubljana.