November 27, 2022 – The Bulgarian Ministry of Culture has granted 2,500 BGN to Irina Papancheva for the writing of her collection of short stories with working title “A chance”. The subsidy has been offered under the ministry programme for funding the creation of literary works. Irina Papancheva must sent her manuscript by December 2023.
November 22, 2022 – ‘Brussels Naked’ ranked second in the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation’s 2022 contest for publication of a contemporary Bulgarian novel in English in the USA, held in association with the American publishing house, Open Letter Books. The competition received 60 entries from contemporary Bulgarian authors, which were carefully reviewed by the editorial staff […]
November 10, 2022 – Irina Papancheva and Rusana Bardarska talked about their books “Brussels Naked” and “To Essay” with the Luxembourgish writer Jean Burlesk in Luxembourg. The meeting, organised D’Bréck and the translator Athanase Popov, took place at Foyer Europeen, the cultural venue of the European Institutions in Luxembourg. The conversation touched upon such topics […]
November 5, 2022 – Irina Papancheva presented “Brussels Naked” at grand cafe TriArte in Antwerp. The meeting, organised by the Bulgarian Cultural Association in Belgium, was moderated by Bistra Valchanova. “The presentation of “Brussels Naked” in Antwerp last night was intimate and invigorating. We started the conversation with Bistra Valchanova, who had prepared interesting and […]
October 6, 2022 – Irina Papancheva presented ‘Brussels Naked’ at the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in London in conversation with the British author Christopher Buxton. ‚The presentation of ‘Brussels Naked’ in London was an amazing and challenging experience. Saying everything in Bulgarian and English was not easy, especially after an intense working day. At first, it […]