Mihovila Čeperić-Biljan

Mihovila Čeperić-Biljan (born Mihovila Čeperić, April 17, 1968, Senj, Croatia [Yugoslavia]), Croatian haiku poet. She received a degree in Croatian language and literature from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka and is employed as a teacher at the Vežica Grammar School, Rijeka. She founded the Vežica Gathering of Haiku Poets, a haiku and haiga contest for schoolchildren, and edits its annual miscellany. Her pupils have won contests for haiku and haiga in Croatia and Japan. Čeperić-Biljan is a member of the editorial staff of Iris magazine. An award-winning author, she publishes poetry in her hometown Chakavian dialect as well as spiritual poems in standard Croatian. She lives in Rijeka.