Woman Writters

Isidora Sekulić

Isidora Sekulić (1877 – 1958) was born in Vojvodina, as a citizen of the former Austro – Hungarian Empire. She studied in Budapest, and graduated in mathematics and natural sciences. She worked as a teacher of mathematics in Pančevo, Šabac, Skoplje and Belgrade. Due to her recurring health problems (she suffered from tuberculosis), she often […]

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Elisaveta Bagryana

Elisaveta Bagryana (Bulgarian: Елисавета Багряна) (16 April, 1893 – 23 March, 1991), born Elisaveta Lyubomirova Belcheva (Bulgarian: Елисавета Любомирова Белчева), was a Bulgarian poet who wrote her first verses in 1907–1908. Sheis considered one of the “first lady of Bulgarian women’s literature”. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature three times. Between 1910 and 1911 she taught in the

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Divna Veković

DivnaVeković was born in Berane at the end of the 19th century, in 1886 in the village of Lužac, the youngest of seven children. She finished elementary school in her hometown, at the Đurđevi stupovi monastery, after which she went to Skopje for further education. As she produced enviable results during her schooling she became

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Desanka Maksimović

Desanka Maksimović (16 May 1898 – 11 February 1993) was a Serbian poet, writer and translator. Her first works were published in the literary journal Misao in 1920, while she was studying at the University of Belgrade. Within a few years, her poems appeared in the Serbian Literary Herald, Belgrade’s most influential literary publication. In 1925, Maksimović earned a French Government scholarship for a

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