Welcome to the website of Kapka Kassabova


English PEN: Crossing the Line. Writers on Brexit, London, October 31

Jihlava International Film Festival, Czech Republic/ Jury, October 24-29

PEN Transmissions interview

The Year of Conversation/ A Border Conversation (adapted from ‘One Hundred and Twenty Sins in Border

Ploshtad Slaveikov interview, in Bulgarian

TVn24 interview, in Polish

Nairn Book Festival, Scotland, 12 September

Frontera. Spanish edition of Border is released, 26 June 

Big Book Festival, Warsaw 23 June

Hay Festival, 24-27 May 2019

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

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

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, 2019