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Radka Mindova

Radka Mindova, 2021
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Radka Mindova (born Radka Koleva Mindova, Bulgarian Cyrillic: Радка Колева Миндова; January 30, 1961, Sliven, Bulgaria), Bulgarian economist and short-form poet. Her poetry book Концерт за щурци (Concert for Crickets) was published in 1994. She started writing haiku in 2012 and has been widely published in journals and anthologies including the multilingual Отвъд думите/ Beyond Words (2018),  Climats / Климати / Climi (2018), and Морето / The Sea (2021). Mindova was included among the European Top 100 most creative haiku authors from 2014 through 2019. Her recent awards include First Prize for her senryu in the Photographic and Mixed Media Section of the Jane Reichhold Memorial Haiga Contest (2021), a Winner in the 3rd Basho-an International English Haiku Competition (2021), First Prize in the 5th Bulgarian Haiku Union Cherry Blossom Contest (2021), a Commendation in the Bulgarian Section of the Third Maya Lyubenova International Haiku Contest (2022) and in the Golden Haiku Contest (2020–2022). She resides in Sliven, Bulgaria. 


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Updated on May 28, 2022