Hana Kolaříková graduated in History and Museology from the Silesian University in Opava. She spent fifteen years in Prague, working in various cultural fields and the tourism industry. Her debut work, published in 2011, is the historical novel Darkness before Dawn / Tma před úsvitem. Her novel Shells / Mušle was published in 2015. Her most succesfull novel is the third one – Real Leopard-skin Coat / Pravý leopardí kožich, published in 2017 by Host publishers.