Dejan Tajkoski – Founder and director of the international literature festival “PRO-ZA Balkan” / Owner and
editor at the Publishing house Prozart media / Writer / Translator
2012 – Founder and director International Literature Festival PRO-ZA Balkan
*PRO-ZA Balkan is the biggest and most important prose festival in North
*“Prozart” award is being awarded to a prominent author for it’s contribution
towards the development of the literature on the Balkans
*Skopje Fellowship Program is being organized since 2013. The program is
dedicated to foreign publishers, festival directors and program managers,
literary agents and scouts. N. Macedonia was among the first countries in the
region to establish this kind of invitation program.
2015 – Owner and editor Publishing house Prozart media
* Publishing house Prozart media is dedicated towards publishing quality books
from all over the world. We publish around 25 titles per year, mainly fiction,
children books and YA.
* Prozart media is organizer of the International Literature Festival PRO-ZA
* Prozart media serves also as literature agency, promoting several best writers
from N. Macedonia.
2011 – Writer
*Author of fiction book “Truth, Love: Rashomon effect” published in 2012. The
book was short-listed for prestigious literature award “Utrinski vesnik”. It was
the only book from first time author to be short-listed in 2013.
*In December 2014 my second fiction novel “Infidelity” was published.
*In January 2015 won the award “Macedonian literature avant-garde” given for
new avant-garde literature work for writers up to 40 years.
*“Infidelity” was shortlisted for the most prestigious year award for prose book
“Stale Popov” given by Macedonian writers association (among first two titles).
*“Infidelity” was short-listed for the award “Novel of the year” given by
“Utrinski vesnik” daily.
*“Infidelity” is translated and published in Serbian language by Agora publishing,
in Armenian language by “Antares”, in Albanian language by “Fan Noli”, in
Bulgarian language by “Paradox”, in Arabic by Egyptian pub house “Al Arabi”, in
German by “Schenk Verlag”.
*”Infidelity” is one of only several books from Macedonian contemporary
writers published in English language in USA by the publisher “Dalkey Archive
2022 – Author of the poetry book “Film poems”.
2007 – Translator Publishing house Prozart media
Translated the books “MIleva Ajnstajn” by Slavenka Drakulic, “macka covjek pas”
by Miljenko Jergovic, “Sta je muskarac bez brkova” by Ante Tomic, “Na gralovom
tragu’ by Svetislav Basara, “Vitraz u secanju” by Vladimir Pistalo…
2005–2015 – Earlier Experience: Journalist and film critic, member of FIPRESCI
*Writing articles from field of culture
*Planning culture pages in newspaper Vecer
*Covering film and literature festivals in Macedonia and abroad
EDUCATION: Professor of philosophy “St. Cyril and Methodius” University, Faculty of Philosophy