Whether as heritage or as kitsch, landscape is often thought of as being detached from everyday life. In literature, too, human history tends to be separated from geography. Writing from the Balkans reminds us of this intimate connection, says British poet Fiona Sampson.
British poet and writer. She is published in thirty-seven languages and has received a number of national and international awards for her writing. Her book Limestone Country is published by Little Toller Books.
Alexandar Prokopiev, born in Skopje, writer and poet, is famous for his Haiku books and Haiku poetry. This is an exclusive review by Fiona Sampson on the Haiku poetry by Alexandar Prokopiev and his Haiku book Sparrows on the wire.