Kazakh Literary Portal Shares Short Story by Zardusht Shafi

Kazakh Literary Portal Shares Short Story by Zardusht Shafi

“adebiportal.kz”, a reputable Kazakhstan-based literature portal, has posted in Russian the short story  “The Last Flower Shop” by Zardusht Shafi, a young talented writer who passed away prematurely, as part of the AzSTC project “The Latest Azerbaijan Literature in a Virtual World.” 

The translator of the short story into Russian is Arzu Rajabova, the Russian language specialist at the AzSTC, and the art editor is Angela Lebedeva, a Russian literary critic.

It is worth noting that “adebiportal.kz”, which is regularly followed by a wide auditorium of readers, publishes works by internationally renowned writers and poets, such as Alexander Blok, Ryūnosuke AkutagawaJohn UpdikeEthel Lilian VoynichVirginia WoolfHermann Hesse, Knut Hamsun, to name a few. 





         Zardusht Shafi:

-        was born in 1986;

-        short stories and essays have been published in periodicals since 2005;

-        the winner of the Young Writer of the Year award in 2009;

-        the collection of short stories “Other People” was released in 2011;

-        died of leukaemia in 2012.