Afrodita Nikolova has a BA in English Language and Literature from “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” University and an MPhil in Arts Creativity Education and Culture from the University of Cambridge, UK. She’s the first PhD Gates Cambridge scholar elect from Macedonia, 2014. Her first poetry pamphlet “Omaynina” won the “Lesnovski dzvona” award in 2010 and her poems have appeared in Macedonian and English poetry magazines and anthologies. She’s a national poetry slam champion for 2014.