This is my poetry corner.
I have collected these poems of contemporary Bulgarian authors from the WELKYA
WEB MAGAZINE FOR BULGARIAN ART AND LITERATURE.
Pavlov (in English translation)
BG poets from Welkya (some translations)
VALERI PETROV was born in 1920 in Sofia, where he graduated from the
medicine university department. When in the autumn of 1944 Bulgaria declared
war on Germany, he became war correspondent.
Later he worked as a journalist and editor in the radio and in the popular
satirical newspaper "Starshel" (Bulgarian word for hornet),
as a diplomat in Italy. Poet, script-writer, playwright and translator,
Valeri Petrov is a figure, whose authority is goes beyond the "narrow
scope" of cultural life.
He is author of magnificent film scenarios, fine love poetry, elegant
satirical poems, characterized by an outstanding civic fervour, as well
as of poems for children. He has also translated English, Russian and
Italian literature into Bulgarian. Bulgaria owes to Valeri Petrov such
a capital deed as the translation of all Shakespearean dramas.
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