Manol Peykov, 52. Managing partner of Janet 45 Print and Publishing, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Owner and CEO of 2×2 Digital Print Factory. Founder of Sofia Literary Agency, co-founder of Pekarnata Recording Studios. A graduate of the English Language High School in Plovdiv and the American University in Bulgaria. Translator and singer.
Organized more than 40 book tours with international authors, such as Etgar Keret, David Albahari, Kader Abdolah, Rawi Hage, Rana Dasgupta, Hassan Blasim, Jon Kalman Stefansson, Parinoush Sanie, Fabio Geda and Enaiatollah Akbari, Ray Kluun, Dave Eggers, Jan Gehl, Maria Stepanova, Zeruya Shalev, Carlo Petrini, Jan Novak, Guus Kuijer and others.