PETJA HEINRICH was born on the 4th of October, 1973, in Sofia, Bulgaria. She studied at the First English Language School in Sofia and continued her studies at the Sofia University where she graduated in Journalism.
Her writing has appeared in Literaturen Vestnik, Glosi, Zhenata Dnes, as well as in the online magazines Literaturen Club, Public Republic, Grozni Pelikani, and other places.
She is author of the poetry books 01 (Ars, 2008), Confrontation with Poetry (Pergament, 2010), mary said (Pergament, 2011).
She has won the second Slaveykov Award for A Poem That Claims to Be Written Only Because of Poetry Itself but Does Not Deny Its Own Mercenary Motives (Tryavna, 2010).
Petja Heinrich has been a freelance journalist, writing for various Bulgarian media, since the mid-90s. Since 1996 she has been living with her family in Dusseldorf, Germany.