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 Ivan Teofilov

Ivan Teofilov

Nationality: Bulgaria

Ivan Teofilov was born in 1931 in Plovdiv. He graduated from National Academy for theatre and film arts. He has worked as a dramatugist for several theatres. A former editor at "Narodna kultura" publishing, he is a founder and editor in chief of literary magazine "Sezon".

Ivan Tefilov is author of 9 poetry books and 15 plays among which play for puppetry and radioplays.

His poetry and plays has been translated in some european countries, as well as in USA, Brazil, India and Japan.

He was awarded with the national poetry prize "Yavorov", and the national prizes ''Ivan Nikolov", "Hristo G. Danov".

In 1997 he was awarded with the prize of Ministry of Culture for his contribution to Bulgarian culture.