Shpatov, Alexander

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Alexander Shpatov was born in 1985 in Sofia. He is a graduate of the American College of Sofia and the Sofia University Law School.
He is author of the short story collections #LiveFromSofia (2014),  available in both an English and a Bulgarian-language edition and Volume 2.0 (2015), an updated joint reprint of his early works Footnotes (2005), Footnote Stories (2008, published also in German in 2011) and Calendar of Stories (2011). He has been awarded the National Best Fiction Debut Prize  for 2005 and the Sofia Award for Literature for 2015.
Alexander Shpatov is also a co-scriptwriter for short films based on several of his stories and a screenwriter for the sitcom series Clinic on the Third Floor, produced by Bulgarian National Television. He is the organizer of annual exhibitions of bookmark art, participant in the Sozopol Fiction Seminars, organized by the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation and in the British Council’s Litager Project. Currently, Shpatov is the chairman of the Sofia-based Association for Small Urban Libraries.



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