Sintija Čuljat born in Rijeka in 1961. Received her BA and MA in English Language and Literature and Comparative Literature at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. Defended her comparative literature doctoral thesis at the same faculty. Currently a senior lector at the Department of English, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka, Croatia, where she teaches courses on Victorian novel, Gothic novel and thriller, Understanding poetry, and The Culture of reading and Teaching literature. Her academic interests include Victorian literature, literary translation, and literatures in contact. She has translated English poetry and shorter fiction, and also mediated Croatian poets into English.