Lenka Uhlířová studied Czech language and literature at the Faculty of Arts of the Prague Charles University. She translates and edits for different publishing houses, sometimes works as a journalist. The author she likes to translate most is Agatha Christie. Big Journey of the Little Man, illustrated and completed with the photographs of her father-in-law, is her first book. She lives together with her husband, also a photographer, and two daughters in a big country house.