Gligor Stojskovski, born in 1952, studied South Slavic Literature and worked between 1976 and 2001 as a journalist for the newspapers Nova Makedonija and Utrinski Vesnik. From 2001 till 2009 he was the editor-in-chief and head of the publishing house Kultura. Since 2010 he runs his own publishing house ViG Zenica in Skopje. Gligor Stojkovsi is the author of several books of poetry and other publications and also works as a literary translator. He counts Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, and Norwegian authors among those he translates.