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Vessislava Savova

Vessislava Savova

Born: in Sofia, Bulgaria
Resides: Sofia, Bulgaria
E-mail: rarebird461 (at) gmail (dot) com

Vessislava Savova was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. She is an author, translator and editor in both English and Bulgarian. Her works have been awarded with international awards for flash fiction, haiku, and tanka.

Awards and Other Honors: International Sakura Award (2014); Fourth Vladimir Devide Award (2014); 6th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum (2014); Third Japan-Russian Haiku Contest (2015); Lakeview, World Haiku Review, Atlas Poeticaetc, Frogpond, Modern Haiku, Contemporary Haibun Online.

Books Published: Priateli / Friends (E-kniga, 2011); Patuvane / Traveling (Ivan Rislski PH, 2012); Prikliucheniata na Shtour i Vrabi / The adventures of Shtour and Vrabi [children’s book] (Ivan Rislski PH, 2014).

Selected Work
 
first date
white blossoms all over
her black hair
 
rain
the yellow smell
of quinces
 
 
 
deserted town
at the end of a dirt road
a rainbow
 
a mute crow
it is early for the autumn
it is late for Basho
 
 
 
grey clouds
everyone around me
under the weather
 
a snowy night
even the raven’s voice
fades away
 
 

Credits: "first date – International Sakura Award (2014); "deserted town" – 3rd Japan-Russian Haiku Contest (2015); "grey clouds" – Frogpond 38:1 (2015); "rain" – The Heron's Nest XVI:1 (March 2014); "a mute crow" – 6th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum (2014); "a snowy night" – Sharpening the Green Pencil (2014).

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