Lidija Dimkovska

Reading with Barbara Pogaĉnik.


Lidija Dimkovska

Admission: €8 / €6 concessions
13 February 2015 at 7pm, Cork Arts Theatre

Lidija Dimkovska was born in 1971 in Skopje, Macedonia. She has published five books of poetry and two novels in her native language. In 2006 Ugly Duckling Presse in New York published her first collection of poetry in English Do Not Awaken Them With Hammers. Copper Canyon published ph Neutral History in 2012 (shortlisted for The Best Translated Book Award 2013). Her books have been translated into many European languages. She has received the Hubert Burda Award for Poetry and European Union Prize for prose. She lives and works in Ljubljana, Slovenia.


“grapples with a world
at once delightfully
surreal and painfully
real...Dimkovska is a
poet English-language
readers would be poorer without.”
– Publishers Weekly


More about the author:

Lidija Dimkovska at Copper Canyon Press

Four poems by Lidija Dimkovska in 3:AM Magazine

'Window on the World': Lidija Dimkovska in the Paris Review


Cork Spring Poetry Festival