D.A. Lori (Dolores Atanasova-Lori) was born on 26.10.1974 in Germany. At the age of seven she and her family moved to Ohrid, where she spent the rest of her childhood and had finished high school. In 1993 she moved to Skopje to study English language and literature. Today, D.A. Lori is a professor of English in Skopje.