Olivera Nikolova

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Birthday
11, 1936
Birthplace
Macedonia
Birth Sign
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Birthday
11, 1936 (age 83)
Birthplace
Macedonia

About

Macedonian novelist, screenwriter, and children's author who is known for Adam’s Rib and Rositsa’s Dolls, among other works. Her 1963 work, Zoki Poki, was translated into nine languages and became a children's classic in her native Macedonia.

Before Fame

She graduated from college in Skopje, Macedonia and subsequently worked as a writer for television and radio programs.

Trivia

For her excellence in the children's literature genre, she was named the recipient of the prestigious Zmaj Award in 1983.

Family Life

Her family lived in the Macedonian capital city of Skopje at the time of her birth.

Associated With

She and her contemporary, Simeon Simev, are both known for their contributions to Macedonian literature.