Darin Tenev was born in 1978 in Sofia. He graduated in Bulgarian Philology and Japanese Studies and also has a master degree in Literature from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski. Recently he is a PhD student in the theory of literature at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski. His main interests are related to literary studies, philosophy, literature of modernism, psychoanalysis, critical theory. He publishes texts in the Foreign Humanities section of the Culture newspaper. He is assistant professor of literature theory at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski.