Nikolina Andova Šopova

Skopje, Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of, 1978

Nikolina Andova Šopova

Nikolina Andova Shopova (1978, Macedonia) graduated from the Faculty of Philology (Macedonian and South Slavic literature) at the St Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje. She has published two books of poetry, The Entrance Is on the Other Side (2013) and Connect the Dots (2014). Her first book, The Entrance Is on the Other Side, was awarded with UNESCO’s and Struga Poetry Evenings’ prestigious Bridges of Struga award for best debut book in 2013. In 2016, a trilingual selection of her poems in English, Macedonian and was  published by Éditions Bruno Doucey (Paris). Her poems have been translated into Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, English, French, German, Chinese. She is included in many anthologies of Macedonian poetry. Besides poetry, she writes short stories and poems for children.

Nikolina Andova is coming to Days of Poetry and Wine festival as a member of Versopolis platform, supported by the Creative Europe Programme of the EU.