The Collected Ghazals of Nasimi Out in France
The Azerbaijan State Translation Centre is pleased to announce the publication of the book “Les Noms divins s'ouvrent sur ton visage – Imadeddin Nassimi” (“I Have Set Myself on the Road of Truth – Imadeddin Nasimi”) in French directed to promote Azerbaijan classical literature worldwide.
The book published by Paris-based Hemispheres editions & Maisonneuve Larose Publishing House includes about 200 of the poet’s ghazals, tuyugs (a form of verse that the Turks brought to Divan poetry) and rubais accompanied by explanations and commentaries on words and expressions that are difficult to understand.
Dmitro Chistyak, a notable Ukrainian poet and translator, is the author of the translation and foreword reflecting Nasimi’s life and creativity, and Pusta Akhundova is the author of the explanations and commentaries.
Mir Jalal’s Short Story in the German Literature Magazine
“Signaturen.de”, the popular German e-literature magazine, has posted in German the short story “Dissertation” by Mir Jalal, the notable Azerbaijani writer, as part of the AzSTC project “Azerbaijan Literature in an International Virtual World.”
Notable Georgian Poet Given the Award of the State Translation Centre
This year, Makvala Gonashvili, the well-known Georgian poet, translator, Chairman of the Writers’ Union of Georgia, has been given the Award established by the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre on the occasion of the International Translator’s Day for her merits in the development of Azerbaijan-Georgian literary relations.
Victoria Romero: Joint Projects of the Centre and Latin American Embassies Ought To Be Continued
On September 26, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of Mexico to Azerbaijan, Mrs. Victoria Romero, visited the State Translation Centre. During the meeting, the exchange of views took place on the translation and publication projects implemented by the Centre in relation to the promotion of Latin American literature in Azerbaijan and the expansion of the Azerbaijani-Mexican literary and cultural ties.