Katika KULAVKOVA. Member of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, member of European Academy of Sciences and Arts (in Salzburg). PhD, Professor Emeritus of Literary Theory, Professor of Theory of Literature, Creative Writing and Literary Hermeneutics at the Faculty of Philology “Blaže Koneski” – State University of Cyril and Methodius of Skopje, RN Macedonia.
Macedonian writer, a theoretician of literature and a literary essayist. Is founder of the International PEN Collection Diversity (www.diversity.org.mk) and is a honorary president of the Macedonian PEN.
Several books of essays and literary theory: Figurative Speech and Macedonian Poetry, Pact and Impact, Stone of Temptation, Cahiers, Small Literary Theory, Theory of Literature, introduction (2004, into English), Hermeneutics of Identities (2006), The Demon of Interpretation (2009), The Pleasure of Interpretation (2009), Macedonian Temptations and other essays (2012), Open Poetics (2016).