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 Akutagawa, John Updike, Ethel Lilian Voynich, Virginia Woolf, Hermann Hesse, Knut Hamsun, to name a few.
- 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.
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