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Lyudmila Hristova 

Lyudmila Hristova, 2012

Lyudmila Hristova (Lyudmila Kostova Hristova; Bulgarian Cyrillic: Людмила Костова Христова; born August 26, 1963, Sofia, Bulgaria), Bulgarian attorney, poet, and haiku organization official. She is a former secretary of the Bulgarian Haiku Union (2008–2011) and current member of the BHU Supervisory Board; she is also a member of the World Haiku Association. Her works have been included in Bulgarian and multilingual anthologies, including Розата (2003; The Rose), Пътят (2004; The Road), Огледала / Mirrors / Miroirs (2005), Мълчание в зелено / Green Silence (2009), Градът / La ville (2012), Más-más csönd / Различна тишина (2012; A Different Silence), Beyond Words / Отвъд думите (2018), Climats / Климати / Climi (2018; Climates), Peonies / Божури (2019), and Морето / The Sea (2021), and in several of Ingo Cesaro’s German-language anthologies. Hristova is the author of two bilingual haiku collections: Капки светлина / Drops of Light (2005) and Без предел / No Bounds (2008). She won top awards in the Kusamakura Haiku Competitions in 2014 and 2016 and the Haiku International Association Contest (2020) and Honourable Mentions in the Mainichi Haiku Contest (2015), the IAFOR Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award (2018), the HIA Haiku Contest (2019), the Polish International Haiku Contest (2021), and the International Haiku Contest in the Russian Language (2021). She resides in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Updated on September 25, 2022