Milovan Stefanovski – poet, prose writer, translator. Born 26th August 1952 in Resen. Graduated from the Faculty of Philology in Skopje. Engaged in journalism. Worked with the newspapers “Nova Makedonija” and “Republica”. He also worked at the Information Ministry of R.Macedonia. From 1987-1991 worked as a lector of Macedonian at the Universities of Kraiowa (Romania) and Istanbul (Turkey). One-time president of the Macedonian Writers’ Association. Member of the Macedonian Writers’ Association since 1980. Works: A wall in front of infinity (poetry, 1978), A guard by the Vardar (poetry, 1984), Temporary agenda (poetry, 1991), Falling down is flying too (novel, 1994), Cellar stairs (short stories, 2000), The flight of the of the mythical bird (poetry, 2000). He has won numerous awards.