Kiril Kadiiski (1947) is a Bulgarian poet, essayist, translator, and an author of many books, including “Concerts in Heaven” (1979), “Rider Of Marble Horses” (1983), “Time of Sand” (1987), “Poems” (1995), “The Death of the White Swallow” (2001), “Green” (2002). He has translated from French the authors: Mallarme, Villon, Baudelaire, Verlaine, Rimbaud, Apollinaire, and from Russian: Tyutchev, Bunin, Block, Voloshin, Pasternak. Kadiiski is also the author of the only book with palindromes in the Bulgarian literature and of the poetry anthology “From Villon to Vian”.
The books authored by Kiril Kadiiski have been issued in France (nine books of poetry), Spain, Greece, Serbia, and Romania. His poems have been translated into English, German, Italian, Polish, Slovak, Hungarian, Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian, Turkish and Macedonian.
Kiril Kadiiski has won many prestigious awards, among which - “Ivan Franko”, Ukraine; “European Grand Prize for Poetry”, Romania; “Max Jacob”, France.