Interview from the Series “Art in an Emergency.”
Elena Aleksieva is the author of 13 books of poetry and prose, e.g. the short stories collections Reader Group 31, Who and The Pet Syndicate and the novels The Knight, the Devil, Death, The Nobel Laureate, among others. She has also offered several plays published in 2014 as Angelic Fire and in 2015 as Victims of Love. Aleksieva has won the Helikon, Askeer and Icarus awards for contemporary bulgarian drama, as well as the Award of the Society of Independent Theatre Critics in Bulgaria. Her latest novel Saint Wolf got the “Novel of the Year 2019” award of the 13 Centuries Bulgaria National Donation Fund, the annual prose award of the Kultura portal and the national prose award of the Peroto National Book Centre. A Sofia resident, Aleksieva works as a freelance translator and writer.