About the Project

About the Project

The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation for Creative Writing, based in Sofia, Bulgaria, owns and operates this website under the domain: http://www.contemporarybulgarianwriters.com.

The website is a literary platform which presents up-to-date profiles of living Bulgarian writers of fiction and short stories. It aims at facilitating the access of the English speaking audience to the contemporary Bulgarian literature. Created in public interest, its mission is to be a crossing-point of the contemporary Bulgarian literature and the English speaking world.

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Alexieva, Elena

Alexieva, Elena

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Biography

Elena Alexieva was born in 1975 in Sofia. She majored in international economic relations at the University of National and World Economics in Sofia, and continued her studies in the doctoral program in semiotics at New Bulgarian University, Sofia. She is the author of two poetry collections, Ladder on the Heart

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Andreev, Emil

Andreev, Emil

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Biography

Emil Andreev graduated in English from Veliko Tarnovo University and has worked as a teacher, newspaper editor and lecturer in English at the Faculty of Theology, Sofia University.

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Boykov, Nikolay

Boykov, Nikolay

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Biography

Nikolay Boykov was born in Vidin in 1968. His published works include:

  • Metaphysics, Free Poetic Society, Sofia, 2000;
  • Poems with Biography, Janet 45 , Plovdiv, 2003;
  • Declared in Love, handmade, Sofia, 2005;
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Cherepov, Evgeni

Cherepov, Evgeni

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Biography

Evgeni Cherepov was born in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria. His short stories have appeared in various newspapers, magazines and Internet-based literary sites. Evgeni has been nominated in the fiction section of the LiterNet 2006 competition for debut authors. Нis first novel, Added Summer, was published in March 2012

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Choleva, Silviya

Choleva, Silviya

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Biography

Silviya Choleva (1959, Sofia) is a writer, publisher, and journalist. She has six poetry collections to her credit – the latest being From the Sky to the Earth (2015) – also two fragmented books, the novel Green and Gold and a short story collection – Goshko (2013). Her poems have been translated into various

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