Born in Pleven, Bulgaria, in 1943, Gueorgui Konstantinov graduated from the University of Sofia majoring in Bulgarian Philology in 1967. Since then, he has been employed as an Editor in the Literary Department of Bulgarian TV from 1967-71; as Chief Editor of Rodna Rech Literary Magazine in 1973; as Chief Editor of Plamak Literary Magazine in 1983, and as Director of the … [Read more...]
About Gueorgui Konstantinov
Award-winning Bulgarian poet Gueorgui Konstantinov graduated from the University of Sofia in 1967 and has been employed as an editor for Bulgarian television and Rodna Rech Literary Magazine, and as director of the publishing house Plamak. Formerly the President of the Bulgarian Center of P.E.N. International, he has also served Bulgaria as a Member of Parliament in the Fourth Great National Assembly, and as Deputy Minister of Culture. The author of thirty-five books of poetry, his poems have been widely anthologized and translated into a dozen languages. He has participated in many literary festivals worldwide, and currently lives in Sofia, Bulgaria. His website (in English) is slovo.bg/old/f/en/gk/.