Mher Israelyan was born in 1974 in Yerevan. He is a graduate of Yerevan State University, Department of International Relations. Due to his work, Mher Israyelyan has spent 15 years of his life in the United States and other European countries. He started his literary activity after the death of his father, renouned prose writer Vrezh Israelyan. Inspired by his father’s work, Mher decided to continue it. Mher Israelyan’s stories published on literary websites have been repeatedly awarded prizes in the category of the best story of the year. The collection A Dog’s Luck on the Old Armenian Road has received media agency Armenpress’ special prize of the year. Mher Israelyan is the author of the novels I Must Live Before I Die (2015) and I am the King of the World, the Novels of a Family Tree (2019). The collection of stories The One and Only Planet, published in 2021, a story from which is selected for this book, is about all the people who, willingly or unwillingly, came and settled on that one and only one that is spinning and will continue to spin for a long time.