Petar Plamenov (Петър Пламенов), born February 27, 1978, Sofia, Bulgaria, critic, writer and poet. Associate professor at St. Kliment Ohridski Sofia University; conducts research in the fields of philosophy, aesthetics, and literary criticism and also publishes fiction, poetry, and haiku. Creates multimedia haiku performances and plays. Member of the Bulgarian Philosophical Society and founding member of the Bulgarian Haiku Club. Resides in Sofia.