Diana Çuli is an Albanian writer, journalist and translator. She is the author of twelve novels, two short story collections and two plays. She has translated into Albanian work by Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Umberto Eco, Thomas Hardy, Raymond Carver, etc. Many of her novels have been adapted for the screen and translated into Italian, Macedonian and Chinese. She has been awarded several literary prizes and has received national and international recognition for her work as a writer and translator. Her recent novel Vrasje ne kryeministri (Murder in the Prime Minister’s Office, 2019) received the KULT Academy Award for Best novel of the year in Albania. In 2017, she was awarded the Albanian Editors’ Association Prize for Best translator of the year. She is also one of the leading figures of the Albanian women’s movement and founder of The Independent Forum of Albanian Women, an NGO committed to women’s rights and gender equality.