Vlado Maleski (1919 – 1984) was a Macedonian writer, publisher and revolutionary. He published several novels and short stories, which include The Loom; Remnants of a Sky; Sketches by Ezerko Drimski; The War, People, the War, etc. He was the author of the Macedonian national anthem “Denes nad Makedonija”, and of the script for the first Macedonian movie, “Frosina”. During the Second World War, he was an active participant in the National Liberation War of Macedonia. After the war, he became one of the most prominent writers in contemporary Macedonian, and he also became a director of Radio Skopje.