Azerbaijani Short Stories in Jordan Literature Magazine
“Afkar”, a Jordanian monthly magazine issued by the Ministry of Culture of the Jordan Kingdom, has posted short stories by notable Azerbaijani writers, such as “The Thick Coat” by Isa Muganna, “A Traitor Bullet” by Ismayil Shykhly, “A Heart Must Burn” by Farman Karimzade and “The Butterfly” by a talented writer Nariman Abdulrahmanli, as part of the AzSTC’s project “Azerbaijani Literature in a Virtual World”. The magazine also provides detailed information on the poets.
The short stories translated by Ahmed Sami Elaidi, a famed Egyptian translator, are accompanied by the article “Introduction to Azerbaijani Literature” by Samih al-Mahariq, a prominent Jordanian writer.
It is worth noting that “Afkar”” that has been launched since 1966 regularly publishes works by world-famous writers, such as Alexandre Dumas, Gabriel García Márquez, Jorge Luis Borges, Mario Vargas Llosa, to name a few.
The Book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia” Presented in Tbilisi
The presentation ceremony of the book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia” dedicated to the “Year of Heydar Aliyev” and published by the leading Georgian “Merani” Publishing House has been held in Tbilisi. In her opening speech at the event launched in the large assembly hall of the Parliament of Georgia Makvala Gonashvili, the Chairman of the Writers’ Union of Georgia and winner of the Rustaveli State Prize, spoke about Heydar Aliyev’s decisive role in the political, economic and social life of Georgia in the difficult periods of its history and energy projects thanks to which fundamental changes in the field of policy and economic realities in the region had been achieved. Then, Afag Masud, the Board Chair of the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre and People’s Writer took the floor.
The Book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia” Is Out
The book “Heydar Aliyev and Georgia”, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the founder of modern Azerbaijan, the world-famous political figure Heydar Aliyev, has been published in Tbilisi by the joint efforts of the Georgian intelligentsia and the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre (AzSTC).
New Level of Development of Russian-Azerbaijani Literary Relations
The presentation ceremony of the books “Little Hero” (F. Dostoyevsky) and “Chevengur” (A. Platonov) translated and published in the Azerbaijani language as part of the joint project of the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre and the Russian Institute for Literary Translation has taken place...