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Kapka Kassabova

Kapka Kassabova is a writer of narrative prose and poetry.  She was born in Bulgaria before emigrating with her family to New Zealand at the age of nineteen.  She studied French and Russian literature at Otago University and English Literature and Creative Writing at Victoria University of Wellington.  She has written poetry since early childhood.  In 2005 she emigrated to Edinburgh and since 2011 has lived by the Beauly River in the Highlands of Scotland.

In her work, she is drawn to geographical and psychological margins and historical confluences where myth meets linear time.  She is the author of poetry collections and novels, and the winner of numerous awards.  Her books are translated into twenty languages.

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