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Svet Di Nahum

Svet Di Nahum was born in 1970 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He is a graduate of the Department of Philosophy at Southern Illinois University, USA. He has published short stories in numerous literary magazines in Bulgaria and throughout Europe, and his work has been translated into English, German, Russian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Turkish, Macedonian, Spanish, and French. His fiction has appeared in US literary magazines such as Drunken Boat, Gloom Cupboard, Danse Macabre, and Audience and in HCE Magazine in the UK. Svet Di-Nahum is the author of The Wolf’s Howl (Short Novel, 1994), The Unicorn in Captivity (Collection of Short Stories, 2007), RAPTUS (Novel, 2009) Nicola Against Nicola (Short Novel & Screenplay, 2012), The Doctrinaire (Novel, 2015), and The Hangman and the Clown (Stage Play, 2017). RAPTUS was a nominee for the Elias Canetti National Literary Award and was subsequently published in the United States by Hammer & Anvil Books (Las Vegas, 2013) with film options. It is also published in Russia. With his essay, Solidarity Restarted he won the Essay Competition for World Noble Peace Prize Laureates 2013 in Warsaw (and the Lech Walesa Foundation). He also won the BTV competition for his sitcom Home Arrest. He is a member of Bulgarian Union of Writers and Press secretary for PEN Center Bulgaria.