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Nigar Hasan-Zadeh, (Azerbaijani: Nigar Həsən-zadə, Russian: Нигяр Гасан-заде) is a poet, philologist of Russian language and literature. She is a member of the Union of Azerbaijani Writers and a member of Pen International Director of "Söz" literary project run by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan.

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Life

Nigar Hasan-Zadeh was born in Baku the capital Azerbaijan.

  • In 2000 - she published her first collection of poetry in Russian “On Wings over the Horizon”.
  • In 2001 - she became the youngest member of the Azerbaijani Union of Writers.
  • In 2001 - she was awarded the Azerbaijan Academy’s National Public Prize “Humay” for the volume “On Wings Over the Horizon” nominated as "Best poetry book of the year".
  • In 2002 - the book “On Wings Over the Horizon” was published in London in translation by Richard McKane.
  • In 2004 Her second collection of poetry “Under Alien Clouds…” was published in Russian.
  • In 2005 Nigar was included in anthology of Best Contemporary Russian Women Poets.
  • In 2007 she published a collection of poetry Serebro (Silver) in Russian
  • In 2012 she published mystical fairy tale “ the little Fairy Teller and White Bird Nara” in Russian (Moscow/Russia)
  • Her poems have been translated into many languages and have appeared in translation all over the world including UK, Italy, Germany, Canada, Australia, Hungary, Poland, Turkey, Iran, Israel, and Russia ext. Her eastern style of writing had won her the reputation of poet with unique language combining different traditions of writings. From 2000-2014 Nigar had lived and worked in London/UK.

    Nigar had been performing her poetry on the most prestigious stages in the capital of Great Britain such as South Bank, ICA, River Side Studios, Poetry café, Lauderdale House and Pushkin House. Nigar had been performing her poetry on the most prestigious stages in the capital of Great Britain such as South Bank, ICA, River Side Studios, Poetry café, Lauderdale House, Pushkin House and many others. She has taken part international poetry readings, conferences, literature festivals.

    In 2009 Nigar was chosen among 10 best foreign poets living and working in UK to be recorded for sound archives by British Library. Nigar had numerous interviews on BBC4, Russian BBC radio, Azerbaijani voice of BBC radio. In 2015 Nigar was appointed as a Director of the literary project “Söz” in Baku run by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan. From 2015 “Söz” introduced more than 100 people to audiences at the best stages in the capital. “Söz” organised literary evenings of foreign Literature cooperating with many Embassies in the country. The project gave chances to unknown writers and poets to reach their readers and to find their own professional places in the literature circule. İn 2016 - literary projects of the international organization TEAS, Azerbaijan - European Organization in London.

    Publications

  • 2000 - the book “On Wings over the Horizon”
  • 2002 - the book “On Wings Over the Horizon” was published in London in translation by Richard McKane
  • 2004 - second collection of poetry “Under Alien Clouds…” was published in Russian
  • 2005 - Nigar was included in anthology of Best Contemporary Russian Women Poets.
  • 2007 - published a collection of poetry Serebro (Silver) in Russian.
  • 2012 - published mystical fairy tale “ The little Fairy Teller and White Bird Nara”.
  • References

    Nigar Hasan-Zadeh Wikipedia


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