Boris A. Novak

Boris A. Novak

Boris A. Novak in 2009
Born (1953-12-03) 3 December 1953
Belgrade, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (now in Serbia)
Occupation Poet, dramaturge and editor
Notable works Stihožitje, 1001 stih, Mojster nespečnosti
Notable awards Prešeren Foundation Award
1984 for 1001 stih
Jenko Award
1995 for Mojster nespečnosti

Boris A. Novak (born 3 December 1953) is a Slovene poet, dramaturge and editor.[1]

Novak was born in 1953 in Belgrade where he also spent his early childhood. He completed secondary schooling in Ljubljana and studied Comparative literature and Philosophy at the University of Ljubljana and worked as a dramaturge at the Slovene National Theatre and as a lecturer at the University. He has also been involved in humanitarian work and was in 2002 elected vice-president of International PEN.[2]

He won the Prešeren Foundation Award in 1984 for his poetry collection 1001 stih (1001 verses).[3] and the Jenko Award in 1995 for the collection Mojster nespečnosti (Master of Insomnia).

Poetry collections

Poetry for children


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