Poet, essayist, and translator Nikola Madzirov has emerged as one of the most powerful voices of new European poetry. His work has been translated into thirty languages and published in collections and anthologies in the US, Latin America, Europe and Asia. His collection Remnants of Another Age was translated from the Macedonian and published by BOA in 2011. Madzirov has participated at many international literary festivals and events in the US and abroad and has received several international awards and fellowships, from such varied places as the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, Literarisches Tandem in Berlin, KulturKontakt in Vienna, the Internationales Haus der Autoren in Graz, the Literartur Haus NÖ in Krems, and Villa Waldberta in Munich. In 2012, he was chosen to represent Macedonia at the Olympic Poetry Parnassus in London. He is one of the coordinators of the world poetry network lyrikline.org.