Marko Fančović (b. 1961) is an author, translator, journalist, critic, essayist, comic book writer and lecturer who dedicated most of his professional life to SF and fantasy. He published in Sirius, Alef, Futura, UBIQ, Emitor, Parsek, Sirius B, Monolit, Monolith, Tamni vilajet, Večernji list, KLIK, FFK collections, Regia fantastica and so forth. Among his numerous translations, at least works by Dick, Bester, Howard, Pratchett, Gaiman, Elliott, Powers, Burgess, Poe, Stross, Lovecraft and Heinlein have to be mentioned. For decades Fančović participates in Croatian and foreign conventions where he is welcome both as lecturer, organizer and collocutor always ready for exchange of views.