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JOVANOVSKI, Meto

JOVANOVSKI, Meto. Macedonian, b. 1928. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Children's fiction, Mythology/Folklore, Travel/Exploration, Translations. Career: Pirin Macedonia, Bulgaria, teacher of Macedonian language and history; Makedonska kniga (publishing house), Skopje, Macedonia, editor, 1954-63; TV Skopje, Skopje, head of foreign programming department, 1963-88; writer and translator. Macedonian PEN Centre, secretary and president, 1972-84, honorary vice-president, 1984-; Forum for Human Rights of Macedonia, vice-president, 1989-; Committee for Macedono-Greek Dialogue and Understanding, founding president, 1991-; Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of Macedonia, founding president, 1994-. Publications: NOVELS: Slana vo cutot na bademite (title means: Frost in the Blossom of the Almondtree), 1967; Zemja i tegoba (Earth and Toil), 1968; Svedoci (Witnesses), 1972; Budaletinki, 1976, trans. as Cousins, 1987; Secho Sekula (novella), 1977; Orlovata dolina (Valley of the Eagles), 1979; Krlezi (Ticks), 1984; Balkan Book of the Death, 1992; Prodavnica za ljubopitnite (Shop for the Curious), 2003. SHORT STORIES: Jadres: Raskazi (Bloom), 1952; Meni na mojata mesecina (Changes on My Moon), 1956; Nateznati dzvezdi, 1969; Prvite covekovi umiranja, 1971; Patot do osamata (Road to Loneliness), 1979; Krstopatot kon osamata (The Crossroad to Serenity). NOVELS FOR CHILDREN: Ljuman aramijata (Ljuman the Robber), 1954; Krstot, kambanata, znameto (The Cross, the Bell, the Banner), 1990. OTHER: (with K. Kamilov and S. Janevski) Temni khzuvanjh (oral stories), 1962; Koj e koj, sto e sto: kratok literaturno-jazicen leksikon, 1963; (ed. and trans.) Edna druga Amerika (Another America; anthology of contemporary American poetry), 1978; Klucevite na Manhatan: zapisi od zapadnite predeli (The Keys to Manhattan; travelogue), 1983; Zborovnik po brajcinski (Talking in a Brajcino Way), 1998. Translator of works into Macedonian. Address: St. Partenij Zografski 51, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia. Online address: [email protected]

Jovanovski, Meto

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