Gunel Imran’s Short Story on Kazakhstan Literature Portal
“adebiportal.kz”, the popular Kazakhstan literature portal, has posted in Russian the short story “The Owl” by Gunel Imran within the framework of the AzSTC project “The Latest Azerbaijan Literature.” The portal also provides detailed information on the author.
The translator of the short story into Russian is Ilaha Feyziyeva, the Russian language specialist at the AzSTC, and the literary editor is Anjela Lebedeva, a Russian scholar-philologist.
It is worth noting that the literature portal, followed by a wide auditorium of readers, regularly publishes works by world-famous poets and writers, such as Alexander Block, Akutagawa Ryūnosuke, John Updike, Lilian Voynich, Virginia Woolf, Hermann Hesse, Knut Hamsun, to name a few.
- was born in Baku in 1983;
- is an alumna of Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC);
- was awarded the Presidential scholarship in 2017;
- is the author of the books “Who Killed Me?!” (2014), “The Darkest Sun” (2015), “Maya and the Witch’s Crystal Heart” (2016), “Omar” (2018).
Yusif Samadoglu’s Creativity on German Literary Portal
“Schreiber Netzwerk”, the popular German literature portal, has posted in German the short story “The Cold Stone” by Yusif Samadoglu, the People’s Writer of Azerbaijan, as part of the AzSTC project “Azerbaijan Literature in an International Virtual World.”
Orkhan Fikretoglu’s creativity on Spanish Literary Portal
“Alquibla”, the popular Spanish literature portal, has posted in Spanish the short story “The Tale of the Last Valiant” by Orkhan Fikretoglu, a popular Azerbaijani writer, as part of the AzSTC project “Azerbaijan Literature in an International Virtual World.”
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.