Zharko Kujundjiski

Zharko Kujundjiski, born 1980 in Skopje, is a Macedonian short story writer, novelist, essayists, playwright, poet, translator and film critic. He has published 11 books and his short stories, poems, essays and reviews have been translated into various languages and selected for many anthologies, Best European Fiction 2013, among others. His debut novel Spectator (2003) was the first ever novel in contemporary Macedonian literature to be published in seven print run editions.

Kujundjiski has been a member of the Macedonian writer association and of Macedonian PEN Center since 2012. He is the General Manager at the publishing house Antolog Books and one of the co-founders of the BookStar Literature Festival.