Vladimir Kopicl is born in 1949 in Serbia. He lives and work uin Novi Sad. He has publi­shed poe­try, essays and trans­la­tions. For his lite­ra­ry work he has won seve­ral awards : the  Branko’s  award for poe­try (l979), Sterija's award for theatre cri­tique (1988), DKV Best Book award (2003), Stevan Pesic award (2004), East-West award (2006), Dis’ award  (2008) etc. Vladimir Kopicl has edi­ted seve­ral lite­ra­ry publi­ca­tions and jour­nals : Letopis Matice Srpske (foun­ded in 1816), the most pres­ti­gious and oldest Serbian lite­ra­ry per­io­di­cal from 1981 to 1994, then the mul­ti­lin­gual lite­ra­ry maga­zine Rays/​Luci/​Les Rayons/​Los Rayos/​Strahlen issued by the Authors' Association of Vojvodina from 1986 to 1989, and since 1995 he has been Editor in Chief of the jour­nal for theo­ry, radi­ca­lisms and art, TRANSkatalog.