Todor Chalovski – poet, literary critic, essayist, translator. Born on 23 August 1945 in Gostivar. Attended elementary school in Galicnik, high school in Skopje and Gostivar. Graduated from the Faculty of Philology at the “Ss.Cyril and Methodius” University in Skopje. Worked as a journalist at a number of newspapers, “Studentski zbor”, “Vecer”, “Makedonija”, with Radio Skopje, editor of the Cultural Desk for culture, literature and art; deputy editor-in-chief of Radio 2000. Currently editor-commentator of Macedonian Radio. Edited the journal “Belezi” and “Razgledi”. He was editor-in-chief of the Macedonian Writers’ Association review “Stozer” (member since1969). He was secretary and president of the Macedonian Writers’ Association, a member on the Board of the Struga Poetry Evenings Festival, founder of the literary colony in Galichnik, President of the Assembly of the Macedonian Writers’ Association, a member of the Macedonian P.E.N. centre. Works: Night in which you are not (poetry, 1969), Nocturnal book of hours (poetry, 1971), The Sirdar’s Ailments (poetry, 1981), The core (poetry, 1984), Threshold (poetry, 1988), Magic boundaries (poetry, 1989), Proniz (poetry, 1994), Gifts (poetry, 1994), Galica (poetry, 1996), Awake House (poetry, 1998), Poems (1998), Critical views (essays and criticism, 1998), Supportive voice (poetry, 2000), Dawn (poetry, 2002). Co-author of the publication “Literaturen pregled” (notes and reviews, 1980-1985).