Alexander Shpatov, 35, was born and raised in Sofia, Bulgaria and has never left his city for more than two weeks. He has been awarded the National Best Fiction Debut Prize for 2005 and the Sofia Award for Literature for 2015. Alexander is chairman of the Association for Small Urban Libraries, a real estate lawyer, a PhD student in Theory of Reading and a tour guide around the literature landmarks of Sofia.
Subject: Sofia; Setting: Sofia; Main character: Sofia Genre: urban short stories (a distinctly different genre from the village stories of the Bulgarian classics).
Alexander Shpatov, writer, Bulgaria, talks about the Europe Readr project