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Konstantin Konstantinov


:Konstantin Konstantinov was born in 1890 in Sliven. He graduated from the Faculty of Law in Sofia University and moved to Paris whwere he worked in the law and met the symbolist poet Nikolai Liliev. He returned to Bulgaria and made a career as a lawyer, starting by interning for a judge.

He started writing in 1907 – poems and humorous pieces. He also translated – from the French ( Zola, Flaubert, Rolland ), German (Heine) and Russian (Russian classics and Anna Akhmatova ). His first published book was a collection of stories. He went on to publish poems, stories, novels, essays, travelogues and a memoir. He died in 1970.

Konstantin Konstantinov (in Bulgarian)
Konstantin Konstantinov (in Bulgarian)


(0nly works translated into Western European languages)

1933Сърцето в картонената кутия [The Heart in the Cardboard Box]) (with Svetoslav Minkov)
1938 Ден по ден (Day by Day) (stories)