Elizabeta Bakovska (1969) received her BA and MA from the Faculty of Philology “Blaze Koneski” in Skopje, from the English Language and Literature Department. She holds Ph.D. in gender studies from Euro-Balkan Institute. She was the editor-in-chief of Blesok, an electronic magazine for culture and literature (www.blesok.mk). She translates, writes poetry and prose, as well as literary theory and criticism. Her poetry, fiction and literary criticism have been published in English, Spanish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovenian, Serbian, Bosnian and Montenegrin languages.