Milan Dobričić (1977, Belgrade) is a poet, prose writer, translator and editor. He holds degrees in Serbian and world literature from the University of Belgrade and from the Belgrade Open University. He is one of the founders of the cultural NGO Treći Trg (Third Square) which publishes the electronic and printed literary and art magazine Treći Trg (www.trecitrg.org.rs), where he works as editor. He is also the founder director of the Belgrade International Poetry and Book Festival. His poetry and prose has been in various Serbian magazines and newspapers ( Student, Beogradske novine, Pančevac, Rukopisi, Istočnik, Txt, URB, Re, Contrastes, Album), and he has also published studies about early Christianity. His short stories were included in the anthology Shortest stories (2006), and he has co-authored the prose book Diary 2000 (2001). His poetry collections are Pressure (2002), Coping (2006) and Blessed Losers (2009). His works have been translated into English, French, Polish and Catalan.
Read Romanian translations of Milan's poetry here by Claudiu Komartin
'I like to use the languages of the various arts – literature, music, theatre...I think that is the spirit of the modern global era.'- poet Ivan Hristov spoke to SJ Fowler of 3AM magazine about the evolution of the contemporary Bulgarian poetry scene.
Cosmin Borza discusses the work of Romania's 'Generation 2000' poets, including Radu Vancu and Claudiu Komartin in an essay at Asymptote.
At the Sofia Poetics festival, which was organised by Word Express participant Ivan Hristov, Scottish based poet Ryan Van Winkle caught up with fellow festival guests SJ Fowler and Tomasz Rózycki. To hear Fowler and Rózycki discussing their work and reading some of their poetry, listen to the Scottish Poetry Library podcast here.