Emiliyan Stanev

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Birthday
28, 1907
Birthplace
Bulgaria
Death Date
Mar 15, 1979 (72)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
28, 1907
Birthplace
Bulgaria
Death Date
Mar 15, 1979 (72)

About

A Bulgarian prose writer whose work was heavily influenced by his childhood love of nature, he is best known for Wolfish Nights, Wild Bird, When the Frost Melts, and Chernishka. His later works include such historical and philosophical novels as The Queen of Tarnovo and Legend of Sibin.

Before Fame

He studied finance at Sofia University before publishing his first short story collection, Tempting Glitters, in 1938.

Trivia

His novel Ivan Kondarev deals with the 1923 September Uprising.

Family Life

He was born in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria. In his younger years, he trained as an artist.

Associated With

He and Elin Pelin were fellow Bulgarian writers.

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