Kristina Zimbakova is a Sylvia Plath scholar, painter and literary translator. She has published articles on Plath’s poetry focusing on translation and visual representation. She has edited and translated into Macedonian the books Sylvia Plath: Selected Poems (2005), consisting of 39 poems, and Anne Sexton: Selected Poems (2011), consisting of 38 poems, both published by Academic Press. Into English she has translated the book of philosophy essays The Great Building and Other Conversations with the Unknown One by Ferid Muhic (Blesok 2001). She exhibits her mixed-media artworks internationally, and has hitherto created a substantial body of works inspired by Plath’s oeuvre.