Matija Beckovic

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Matija Beckovic, CC, SANU, Poet, Writer, BSc (Philology, Yugoslav and General Literature), Recipient of numerous awards: Milan Rakic Award, Zmaj Award, Dis’ Spring Award, Belovodska rozeta Award, Golden Cross of Prince Lazar, Ravnogorska Award, Stefan Mitrov Ljubisa Award, Grand Document of Bazijas, October Award, 7th July Award, Tipar Award, Njegos’ Award, Desanka’s Award, Milica Stojadinovic-Srpkinja, etc. Born in 1939 in Senta. Widower, father of two daughters. Author of numerous poems, essays and dramatic adaptations.

Published books: Vera Pavladoljska (1962), Bullet Wanderer (1963), Thus Spoke Matija (1964, 1965), About Meanwhile (1968, 1979, 1985, 1986, 1990), Che – Tragedy Which Lasts (1970, 1989, with D.Radovic), A Fella’ Told Me (1970, 1976), Mad Vuk’s Boundary (1976, 1978), Woe Upon Woe (1980), Poems (1983, 1986), A Service to St. Sava (1987, 1989), About Njegos (1988), Kosovo, the Most Expensive Serbian Word (1989), It Is Said (1988, 1989), Whose Are You, Kid? (1989, 1990), Twenty One Poem (1990), Rooster of All Roosters (1990), Epiphany (1990), Selected Songs and Poems (1990), My Superior is Goethe (1990), Service (1990), Thus Speaks Matija (1990), Collected Poems (1990, 1992), This and That (1995), Signature (1995), We’ll Tussle Some More (1996), Of Bread and Tongue (1997)  etc.