Ibrahim Honjo was born in 1948 in the former Yugoslavia and is one of 70 poets included in the international anthology POEMS ABOUT DEATH. - 8 Centuries of Poetry. Honjo is an internationally acclaimed poet whose book THE SCULPTURE OF THIS DAY published by Silver Bow Publishing 2018, is a poetry book that spans 8 centuries featuring such poets as Shakespeare; Donne; Keats; Dowson and many other well known names over the centuries including Honjo. https://books.google.ca/books…
Honjo is a poet-writer, sculptor, painter, photographer, and property manager who writes in his native language and in English. His work has appeared in many magazines, newspapers, and on radio stations in Yugoslavia where he worked as an economist and journalist. He was also a book editor; newspaper editor; marketing director; and organizer of many poetry events and festivals. His poems have also been published in several magazines and radio stations in Canada and USA.
He is the author of 25 published books and one book with another author. His work is represented in more than 20 anthologies. Some of his poems have been translated into: Italian, Spanish, Korean, Slovenian, Bahsa, Mongolian and German. He is one of 70 poets featured in the “Poems About Death” Anthology 2019 which spans 8 centuries of established and well known poets.
Prizes and Awards received::
Award for book “Stone to stone” 1976. Yugoslavia
Word poetry lifetime Achievement Award 2010, Canada
Several editors’ awards & awards for excellence in Canada and US
Pentasi B Award 2016, Ghana
Several awards in India 2016
Award R.M.P 2017. Morocco
Events poet has featured at:
Reckoning 2007, BC writing & publishing, Vancouver, BC
Word on the Street (Book/Magazine festival) 2009 Vancouver.
Africa Day Festival 2007 and 2008
Pandora’s Summer Dream Festival Vancouver
Denman Car free festival Vancouver
At least 20 poetry festivals in former Yugoslavia. (1971 – 1991.)
Poetry Festival Pentasi B, Accra, Ghana.2016
Poetry festival in Jaipur India 2016
Writers’ conference in Udaipur India 2016
Poetry festival Rabat Morocco 2017