Petar Tchouhov (Петър Чухов), born Petar Lubomirov Tchouhov, June 23, 1961, Sofia, Bulgaria, librarian, poet, writer, musician, translator. Works at the Sofia City Library. Published 12 books of poetry (one of which is haiku), a novel, two collections of short stories, and a children’s book. Edited a Hungarian-language anthology of Bulgarian haiku. Won a top prize at the 61st Ueno Bashō Festival Contest in Japan (2008). Member of the Association of Bulgarian Writers, the Bulgarian Haiku Club, Haiku Club Sofia, the Haiku Circle 17th Floor, the World Haiku Association, and Musicautor. Coauthor of “Haiku in Bulgaria” for Haikupedia. Resides in Sofia where he performs his poetry and plays guitar with rock bands.