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Creative writing handbook

A handbook that consists of all lectures delivered within the Sozopol seminar is available now, for Kindle and in pdf to download....


Contemporary Bulgarian Writers in English presents up-to-date profiles of living Bulgarian authors of fiction and short stories.
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The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation and Vagabond, Bulgaria's English Monthly, cooperate in order to enrich the English language with translations of contemporary Bulgarian writers. Each month we give you the chance to read a selected excerpt of a Bulgarian writer. Some of the presented writers will be translated in English for the first time. Enjoy our fiction pages.
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Result of the contest for the Translators’ Residency fellowship in UK Print E-mail

The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation (BG) and Istros Books (UK) are very pleased to announce the names of the two translators who have been distinguished in this latest project of the Foundation:

Angela Rodel for her translation of Virginia Zaharieva's 9 Rabbits is the winner of the Translators’ Residency fellowship in Istros Books, UK.

Olga Nikolova is the runner up, whose translation of Albena Stambolova’s This Is the Way It Happens will be presented at the Contemporary Bulgarian Writers' website and published in Vagabond Bulgaria's English Monthly.

The selection was made by Susan Curtis-Kojakovic, the director of our UK partner Istros Books.

The project is supported within the Communication Strategy of the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.