Welcome to the website of Kapka Kassabova


Elixir is out in the UK from Cape 

To the Lake is shortlisted for the Angelus Central European Prize in Poland

To the Lake is published in Macedonia as Кон езерото by Ili-Ili

Border is published in Croatia as Granica by Ocean More

Неразрушимо полифоничните Балкани: Interview with Georgia Spadoni / Toest (in Bulgarian, reproduced from Meridiano 13)

My Mission as a Writer is Healing: Interview with Smaranda Schiopu/ Bridge of Friendship (in English, Romanian and Bulgarian). 

The Only True Balkan Identity is That which Unites Us/ Interview for Meridiano 13 (in Italian)

Interview for Scena 9 (in Romanian)

La pace sono due laghi/ La Stampa (in Italian)

To the Lake is published as Il lago in Italy by Crocetti Editore

Poem ‘When the War Ends’ is published by Prospect Magazine

Grensen is published in Norwegian by Cappellen Damm 2022

Le grand tour: autoportrait de l’Europe par ses écrivains is published by Grasset

Деветата чешма: един ден на колибите/ Тоест

Frontiera is published in Romanian by Pandora M

Кордон is published in Ukrainian by Tempora 

L’echo du lac wins the 2021 Prix du meilleur livre étranger in France/ Best Foreign Book (non-fiction)




cover image: detail from Il lago (Crocetti 2022)