Ilina is a passionate writer and loves to read. With the help of her mother she wrote her first poem at the age of three and she has been writing ever since. Born and raised in the beautiful city of Bitola in Macedonia, at the age of eighteen she moved to Melbourne to learn English and continued studying. Ilina is family oriented and she dearly loves her parents, her partner, her five older sisters and their children. Ilina’s love for poetry has landed her with many school awards and recognition for being one of the most talented young writers in Macedonia. In her early teens she developed an interest to write fiction stories and her dream is to publish a novel.