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Maya Lyubenova


Maya Lyubenova was born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, where she graduated from the English Language School, later she studied English Philology in Veliko Tarnovo University. She is a teacher in Philip Kutev National School of Folk Arts – Kotel. Maya writes poetry in English and Bulgarian, her free verse poetry, visual poems and haiku have been published in many English magazines and online ezines like Frogpond, The World Haiku Review, Shamrock Haiku Journal, Moonset, Haigaonline, Sketchbook- a Journal for Eastern and Western Short Forms, 3Lights Gallery, Gean Tree Press,The Haiku Foundation etc. In the April issue 2009 of the World Haiga Contest, the Jury named Maya Lyubenova WHA Master Haiga Artist, and in May 2009 her haiku won the first prize in the Second National Haiku Contest in Bulgaria. Maya’s bilingual haiku collection Flecks of Blue was published in March, 2010.

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  • Artist of the Week– Maya Lyubenova