Welcome to the website of Kapka Kassabova, writer of journeys.


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

Die Letzte Grenze. In conversation with Philip Blom, Kreisky Forum, Vienna, 3 September 2018

Border wins inaugural Highland Book Prize

Border shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize for Non-Fiction

Border shortlisted for the 2018 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize

Border named 2018 Edward Stanford Dolman Book of the Year

Border named 2017 Saltire Society Book of the Year



photography by Anthony Georgieff