Mitko Gogov is a Macedonian writer of poetry, short stories, essays and journal articles. His work has been translated and published in numerous anthologies, poetry books and journals for art and literature across four continents. He has authored two books: Ice-cold Water (2011) and Hidden Scripture (2019). He has won a number of awards and recognitions including 'Enhalon', presented by Struga Poetry Evenings and the Angelo La Vecchia prize in Sicily, Italy. Mitko is the president of Context – Strumuca, an association for cultural development and protection of the cultural heritage, and was also a co-founder of the Antevo Slovo and Antevo Pero awards. He is also a conceptual artist and has exhibited internationally. He organises cultural events, collaborating with youth, art, film and theatre festivals. He is a blogger, always open for communication.