Ibrahim Honjo is a poet-writer who is also known as a sculptor, painter and photographer. Writing in Serbo-Croatian language and in English, Honjo has published/presented his poetry in several magazines, anthologies, books and radio stations in Canada, USA and the former Yugoslavia. He is a recipient of the World Poetry Lifetime Achievement Award in Canada, and of several poetry prizes in his country of origin.
Ibrahim has published 15 books, and his poetry has appeared in over 15 anthologies. His poems have been translated in Korean, Slovenian and German. He is a member of several local poetry groups in Vancouver, and of many international literary groups on the internet.
Born April 1948 in the former Yugoslavia (Bosnia and Herzegovina), he has lived in Canada since 1995. In Yugoslavia, he worked as an economist, journalist, editor, and marketing director while finding time to organize various poetry events and festivals.
He has published the following books in Yugoslavia, Canada, USA, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Taste of Bitter Herbs (1971), Stone to Stone (1976), All my Green Town Squares (1990), Roots in the Stone (1990, 2008), Stone Talk (1991), Do not write this down (1991, 2006), Sketches for Unborn (1993). Enigma from the Stone (2009, 2010), Poems I didn’t want to write, some other dreams (2011, 2014), Curse in the Stone (2014), Threads of my Essence, Autobiography (2011), Letter on duty (2014).
His most recent publication is an eBook of poems:
At the March 27 Gathering of Surrey Muse, Ibrahim will read from his published work of poetry. Click below for information about the event: