Igor Isakovski is a poet, prose writer, translator and editor. He was born in 1970 in Skopje, Macedonia. He received a BA in World and Comparative Literature from St. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje and an MA in Gender and Culture from the Central European University in Budapest. From 1991 to 2003, he worked as a presenter at various radio and TV stations in Macedonia. He is the founder and director of the cultural institution Blesok, where he works as editor-in-chief.