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                     Peer-reviewed journal

Venko Andonovski

short story writer, novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, literary critic and theoretitian. Born in Kumanovo, 30th May 1964. Graduated from the Faculty of Philology in Skopje. Ph.D in Philology. Professor at the Faculty of Philology “Blaze Koneski” in Skopje. Member of the Macedonian P.E.N. centre. Member of the Macedonian Writers’ Association since 1990.
He is the author of the following books: The barbarian’s tender heart (poetry 1986), The Lyric poets’ Quarter (Short stories, 1989), Frescoes and Grotesques (short stories 1993), Alphabet of the disobedient (novel, 1993), Text Processes (essays, 1996) Matosh’s Bells (study, 1996), Structure of the Macedonian realistic novel (study , 1997), Three plays - Slavic chest , Mutiny in the old people’s home, Hades Machine (1998), Decodings (2000), Navel of the World 2001.
Awards include: ”Racinovo priznanie”, first prize for best novel by the publishing house “Zumpres”, an award for best drama text at the “Vojdan Cernodrinski” festival in Prilep, an award "Novel of the Year", and "Balkanika".

Venko Andonovski was editor of Blesok Prose

Books by Venko Andonovski published by Blesok:


Црни играчки

Play by Venko Andonovski, eBook, in Macedonian.


Кич митологии

Columns by Venko Andonovski, eBook, in Macedonian.


Dark Dolls

Play by Venko Andonovski, eBook, in English.

Translated by Zoran Anchevski and Richard Gaughran.

Blesok no. 03, June-July, 1998
      prose: The Experiment of Naum Manivilov

Blesok no. 09, June-July, 1999
      theatre, play: The Slavic Chest

Blesok no. 25, March-April, 2002
      theatre, play: Dark Dolls

Blesok no. 59, March-April, 2008
      prose: The Witch

Blesok no. 89, March-April, 2013
      reviews: The Intercultural Event of the Year

Blesok no. 98, September-October, 2014
      reviews: About the Novel “Apparitions with Silver Threads” by Kalina Maleska


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