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Cork Spring Literary Festival 2011THE CORK SPRING






Julijana Velichkovska



Reading with Gerry Murphy & Dave Lordan, Saturday 19 February, 7.15pm


Julijana Velichkovska was born in Skopje - Macedonia, 1982. Educated at the University of “St. Kiril and Metodij” - Faculty of philology “Blaze Koneski” – Skopje. She studied Macedonian, South Slavic and comparative literature. She translates, writes poetry, short stories and essays. Her first poetry book Komarci (“Mosquitoes”) was published in 2010 by VPN. Some of her poems have been published in Macedonian and foreign literary magazines. Besides her native Macedonian language, she writes in English too. Her poetry has been translated into Serbian, Dutch, Chinese and other languages. Juliana Velichkovska is a board member of the international cultural event Velestovo Poetry Night – Ohrid, Macedonia. She participated as a poet at the Struga Poetry Evenings festival and other poetry readings in Macedonia. Besides writing she does photography and drawing. She also did the illustrations for her poetry book Komarci. Julijana Velichkovska lives and works in Skopje. Click here to read work by Velichkovska at Black Cat Poems.


(Extracts of Velichkovska's work available on page 21 of festival brochure.)


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