Olivera Kjorveziroska

Olivera Kjorveziroska (1965) was born in Kumanovo. She completed primary and secondary education in her hometown, and graduated at the Faculty of Philology in Skopje, where she lives and works.

She is the author of two books of poetry (Third Floor and The High White Ones) and of eight books of prose: Mima the Pastry, Granpa Mile, My Brother from the “Thirteenth Floor (childrens book), The Anguish of the Young Lector, (Inter)woven Stories, Two Pillows (short stories for adults), Do Dreams Open Works (criticism and essays), Lus Locked Body (novel for adults). Her work has been included in sixteen anthologies of contemporary Macedonian short stories, published in Macedonia and abroad.

Her short stories have been translated into English, French, Hungarian, Albanian, Turkish, Czech, Serbian, Slovenian, Bulgarian, Polish, Russian and Italian. She is a multiple recipient of the annual awards for short story of the “Nova Makedonija” newspaper, as well as the Stale Popov award of the Writers’ Association of Macedonia (best prose book written in Macedonian in 2003).

She is a member of the Writers’ Association of Macedonia and of the Association of Proofreaders of Macedonia.

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