Petre M. Andreevski
Petre Mito Andreevski
June 25, 1934
Sloeštica, Demir Hisar, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (today Macedonia)
|Died||September 25, 2006 (aged 72)|
|Alma mater||University of Skopje|
|Period||Modern Macedonian literature|
|Notable works||Pirej, Nebeska Timjanova|
|Notable awards||11 October, Brothers Miladinov, Stale Popov, Kočo Racin|
He was born in 1934 in the village of Sloeštica, Demir Hisar. Attended elementary school in his native village, high school in Bitola, studied at the Faculty of Philosophy (now Philology) in Skopje. Worked as an editor with the Macedonian National Television. He was also an editor of the periodical Razgledi. Member of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts since May 2000. Member of the Macedonian Writers’ Association.
Several selections of his literary opus have been published. In 1984 his selected works were published in four volumes. He has been included in all anthologies of Macedonian poetry both at home and abroad. His works, in separate books, have been presented in many languages outside Macedonia.
He died in Skopje in September 2006 and he was buried in his birthplace Sloeštica.
- Poetry: Knots (1960), Both on Heaven and Earth (1962), Denicija (1968), Dalni nakovalni (1971), Praises and Complaints(1975), Eternal House (1987); Lachrymatory (1999).
- Short story collections: The Seventh Day (1994), Years of Treason (1974), All Faces of Death (1994).
- Novels: Pirey (1980), Locusts (1983) Nebeska Timjanovna (1988) and Last Villagers (1987).
- Plays: Plays (1987) includes Time for Singing and Bogunemili.
- Books for children: Scribble Riddle, Eat and Grow.
Awards include “11 October”, “Miladinov Brothers” (twice), “Kočo Racin” and “Stale Popov” (twice).
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