Marina Trumić was born in 1939 in Belgrade. However, she spent the most of her life and writing and translating career in Sarajevo, where she went to school, studied Slavic studies, and worked as a newspapers and radio journalist and editor. Marina Trumić wrote novels, novellas, essays, travel reports and poetry. She translated numerous books from Polish. She died on February 21st, 2011 in her house in Sarajevo.