II Mahmud’s Short Story on Leading Arab Portals

II Mahmud’s Short Story on Leading Arab Portals

Leading cultural portals based in Arabic countries, such as “Fikr-Hur” (Kuweit), “alharir.info” (Algeria), “Nur Culture and Media Centre” (Iraq), and facebook pages Short story” (Syria) and “Short Stories and Novels” (Egypt), have published the short story “Death at a Worse Time” by II Mahmud (Mahmud Aghakishiyev), a late young talented writer, as part of the AzSTC’s project “Azerbaijan’s Latest Literature.”

The translator of the short story into Arabic, preceded by the information about the creativity of the writer, is Farid Jamalov, the Arabic language specialist.

It is worth noting that the portals, followed by a wide auditorium of readers, regularly publish works by world-famous writers and poets, such as James Kenneth Stephen, George Orwell, Jostein Gaarder, David Joseph Schwartz, Stephen Covey, Robert Toru Kiyosaki.


II Mahmud (Mahmud Aghakishiyev)


·        writer, translator;

·        graduated from the Department of Philology at Baku State University in 2007;

·        completed a course on Turkish Language and Literature at Bilkent University in Turkiye in 2009–2010;

·        works, essays and short stories have been published in various media since 2013;

·        has translated essays and short stories by Arthur Schopenhauer, Albert Camus,

·        Umberto Eco, Chuck Palahniuk, Victor Pelevin, Nodar Dumbadze, Haruki  

·        Murakami into Azerbaijani;

·        is the screenwriter and one of the directors of the feature-documentary film “Through the Paths of History.”