Petar Andonovski

Petar Andonovski was born in 1987, in Kumanovo, Macedonia. He studied general and comparative literature at the Faculty of Philology in Skopje. He has published the following books: Mental Space (poetry, 2008), Eyes the Color of Shoes (novel, 2013, second and third edition 2016), The Body That Has To Be Lived In (novel, 2015, second and third edition 2016).

His first novel Eyes the Color of Shoes was shortlisted for the Utrinski Vesnik Novel of the Year Award in 2013.  In 2016 this novel was shortlisted for the European Union Prize for Literature.

The novel The Body That Has To Be Lived In won the Utrinski Vesnik Novel of the Year Award in 2015.