Vladimir Martinovski (Macedonia)
Vladimir Martinovski (1974) is a poet, prose writer, essay writer, literary critic and translator based in Macedonia. He works as an Associate professor, teaching the subject of Comparative Poetics at the Department of General and Comparative Literature, Faculty of Philology “Blazhe Koneski”, Ss Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje. He completed his PhD at University Paris III – Sorbonne Nouvelle at 2007.
He is the Secretary of the Macedonian PEN Centre and was the president of the Association of Comparative Literature of Macedonia (2009-2013). He was a member of the Executive Board of the International Association for Semiotic Studies. Furthermore, he is a member of the International Comparative Literature Association and Executive Board member of the European Network for Comparative Literary Studies.
He is also a member of Macedonian Writers Association and a Macedonian member of the European poetry network Versopolis.
Vladimir Martinovski is recipient of many literary awards including ‘Brother’s Miladinovci Award’ (awarded by the International Festival Struga Poetry Evenings, 2010) and Dimitar Mitrev Award for literary criticism (awarded by Macedonian Writers Association, 2014).
His literary works have been translated into English, German, French, Spanish, Czech, Chinese, Romanian, Italian, Croatian, Albanian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Polish, Slovakian and Turkish. He has read at many international poetry and prose festivals in Macedonia, USA, Italy, Austria, Germany, France, Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Croatia and China.