Authors

Ivan Shopov

was born in 1987 in Skopje, Macedonia. He graduated at Faculty of Philology „Blazhe Koneski“, Skopje, (Section: General and comparative literature). In the period 2012-2018 he was one of the editors of the Publishing House Templum and the internet portal Okno.mk. He published the books Azbuka i zalutani zapisi (short stories, Templum, Skopje, 2010), Meshe na godinata (poems in prose, Templum, Skopje, 2012) and 091-antirazglednici od Skopje, (short stories, Druga prikazna, Skopje, 2017) and Hronikite na Arslan Novinarski (satirical articles, Templum, Skopje, 2017). His poems and stories have been translated into English, Serbian, Croatian, Slovenian, Bulgarian, Czech, Romanian and German. He translated in Macedonian books by Ambrose Bierce, Roman Kissiov, Dragoslav Mihailović, Asja Bakić, as well as texts by Danilo Kiš, George Orwell, Jozefina Dautbegović, Peter DentchevSamuel Beckett, Mahmoud Darwish, Zbignew Herbert, Allen Ginsberg, Charles Bukowski. In 2016 and 2017, he was member of the Board of the literature festival Druga prikazna (Another Story), Skopje.