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Ivan Hristov

Author, Bulgarian
Ivan Hristov (or Ivan Christoff) is a Bulgarian poet and critic. His first book of poetry, Sbogom devetnajsti vek (Farewell to the 19th century), was published in 2001 and won the prestigious 2002 Southern Spring award for the best debut book. His second book of poetry, Bdin, was published in 2004 and received critical acclaim, as well as the 2006 Svetlostroi Prize for poetry. His work has been translated into English, Croatian, German, Hungarian, French, Turkish, Greek, Hebrew, Romanian, and Serbian.(Photo credit: Public Republic)