The Macedonian P.E.N. Review, Summer 2005
Lidija Dimkovska, poet, prose writer, essayist, literary theoretician, translator. Born 11th August 1971 in Skopje. Graduated from the Faculty of Philology, Department of General and Comparative Literarture. Gained her Doctoral Degree in Romanian Literature at the Faculty of Philology in Bucharest. Worked as a lecturer in Macedonian language and literature at the Faculty of Philology in Bucharest, Romania. Member of the Macedonian Writers' Association since 1995 and Macedonian P.E.N. Centre. Author of the following books of poetry: "Progenies of the East" (1992), "Fire of Letters" (1994), "Bitten nails" (1998), Nobel vs. Nobel (2001). Compiled the anthology "Twenty young Macedonian Poets" (2000). Novel: "Hidden Camera" (2004). Winner of "Studentski zbor" Prize for best debut book. "Stale Popov" award by the Writers' Association for the novel "Hidden Camera."