“Tuesday, 11 October [p. 36] I went out onto the small, low terrace of the house and looked out into the wide space beyond in the morning light. Yan and Oggy were playing...
Articles by Dimitar Bashevski
Dimitar Bashevski (1943) – Novelist and poet. Graduated from the Faculty of Arts at the Sts. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. For many years he worked as a journalist, foreign correspondent from Athens and editor. He was director and editor-in-chief of Kultura publishing house in Skopje. Currently he is editor-in-chief of Slovo publishing house and honorary president of the Macedonian PEN Centre.
Author of the following works: Stranger, novel, 1969; Return, novel, 1972; Splinter, novel, 1974; While the Bell tolls there is no Death, novel, 1980; A Year in the Life of Ivan Plevnesh, novel, 1985; The House of Life, poetry, 1987; The Sarajanovo Carnation, novel, 1990; Anya’s Diary, novel for children, 1994; A Temporary Stay, poetry, 1995; Time Overcome, poetry, 1998; The Well, novel, 2001; Cornerstone, poetry, 2005 and The Brother, novel, 2007.
Some of his books have been translated and published in English, Czech, Romanian, Greek, Serbian, Albanian and Turkish.
He has received the highest Macedonian literature awards for his works – 11 October, Racin Award, Pechalbarska povelba Award, Vancho Nikoleski Award and the Novel of the Year Award for the novel The Well. Bashevski was also national nominee for the International Balkanika Award 2002.