Welcome to the website of writer Kapka Kassabova


National Centre for Writing and British Council, International Literature Showcase: Elif Shafak’s 10 British Women Writers

Where the Mind is Without Fear: a diary of the Jaipur Literature Festival 2019, Open Magazine

Literaturhaus Saltzburg, May 2019

Hay Festival, The British Academy Lecture, 25 May 2019

Leipzig Book Fair, Traduki 21-23 March 2019

Артизанин/ Artisanin

‘Border Ghosts’ in World Literature Today nominated for Pushcart Prize

Jaipur Literature Festival, January 2019

Message to the Skies: Six Scottish Writers With Love Letters to Europe, Edinburgh, 1-24 January, video courtesy of Airborne Lens

Watch Kapka’s Love Letter on the Scottish Monument Edinburgh, courtesy of Bright Side Studios. Visuals by Bright Side Studios. Music by Pippa Murphy

‘The Balkan Lake That Keeps Pulling Me Back’, The Economist


Border wins British Academy’s Nayef al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding


Photo by author: Lake Prespa, Albania