Milena Markovic is a playwright, poet, and screenwriter from Belgrade, whose international career took off five years ago, following her graduation from the University of the Arts. During this time four of her plays received world premieres in Belgrade and Zurich, garnering success across Europe. Her play Pavilions was also seen in Macedonia and Austria. Her second play Tracks earned her a Royal Court Summer Residency for Emerging Playwrights in London, was also published in Theater Heute, and staged in Poland and Germany. Her latest play A Doll Boat won the major Serbian playwriting award and recently received its world premieree at Yugoslav Drama Theatre in Belgrade. Her first feature screenwriting credit is for film Tomorrow Morning, recently opened in Belgrade and European theatres.
Milena's two published books of poetry are A Dog Who Had Eaten the Sun and The Truth Is in Heat.