Ivan Hristov (1978, Bulgaria) is a poet and a literary researcher. He is the author of the poetry collections Сбогом, деветнайсти век (Farewell, Nineteenth Century, National Prize for the best poetic debut Southern Spring 2002), Бдин (Bdin, National literary prize Svetlostruy 2006) and Американски поеми (American Poems, 2013), as well as of an academic monograph. Любовен речник (A Dictionary of Love), his fourth poetry book, was published in 2018.
His works have been translated into a dozen of languages. In 2015, Bdin was published in Turkish. The next year Bdin followed by American Poems came out in Romania. In 2019, his third poetry book American Poems was published in Paris, France within the framework of the European project Versopolis.
Since 2010, Ivan Hristov has been a member of the organizing committee of Sofia: Poetics festival. He currently works, as a researcher, at the Institute for Literature of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.