Tanja Bakić (b. 1981) is poet, trans­la­tor, scho­lar and essayist of the for­mer Yugoslavia. She holds a degree of B.A. in English Language and Literature and M.A in English Literature and is a William Blake scho­lar. She is the author of five poe­try volumes (the first of which was publi­shed when she was 15 years old), each to cri­ti­cal acclaim. She pen­ned nume­rous aca­de­mic papers and essays on William Blake and other English poets. Bakić’s trans­la­tions of poe­try include authors like William Blake, W. B. Yeats, P. B. Shelley, Andrew Marwell, Lord George Gordon Byron, T. S. Eliot, Hilda Doolittle, etc. With Stephen J. Mangan she co-trans­la­ted into English a selec­tion of poe­try of a Montenegrin poet Mladen Lompar entit­led The Arc of Finitude (Putanja konač­nos­ti). Her most recent trans­la­tion of prose includes Rabindranath Tagore’s Hungry Stones and Other Stories. Her latest essay book is entit­led Voodoo Child : A Story About Jimi Hendrix (Voodoo Child : Priča o Jimiju Hendrixu). She cur­rent­ly resides in Podgorica (Montenegro).