essayist, novelist, translator. Born 18th June 1935 in Bitola. Graduated from the Faculty of Philology in Skopje. Was an editor of artistic literature with the publishing house “Misla” and for the Macedonian People’s Theatre. Was editor with the literary journal “Razgledi”. Ph.D. in Philology. Was professor at the Faculty of Philology “Blaze Koneski” in Skopje. He also headed the Institute for Macedonian Literature. One-time President of the Council of the Struga Poetry Evenings Festival. Member of the Macedonian Writers’ Association.
Works: Contemplations (criticism, 1969), Interpretations (essays and criticism, 1973), The time of the poem (essays and criticism, 1983), The poetic ideas of Blaze Koneski (study, 1986), Word and understanding (studies, essays and criticism, 1990), Alexandar and the death (novel, 1992), To kill Apostol (novel, 1994), Canal (novel, 1994), The third generation (essays and criticism 1955), Oh, Paris that drank up the river (novel, 1995), History of black love (novel, 1969), Change of God (novel, 1998), Literary courses (essays, criticism, 1998), Mazarena’s House (novel, 1999, 2000, 2002).
Awards include: “Dimitar Mitrev”, Racinovo priznanie”, first prize of the publishing house “Zumpres”, Novel of the year – “Utrinski vesnik”, for Mazarena’s House.
Died in Skopje, May 21, 2002.