Harut Kbeyan is an Armenian film-maker, script writer and author of The Hostages of Sunset (Armenian), 2001. He has worked as a location manager and penned scripts for productions such as The Second Sunday of the Spring - an independent film by Hrant Movsisyan. In 2004 Chnchik,a film for which Kbeyan wrote the script, won the AVANTI Feature Film Award .
'I like to use the languages of the various arts – literature, music, theatre...I think that is the spirit of the modern global era.'- poet Ivan Hristov spoke to SJ Fowler of 3AM magazine about the evolution of the contemporary Bulgarian poetry scene.
Cosmin Borza discusses the work of Romania's 'Generation 2000' poets, including Radu Vancu and Claudiu Komartin in an essay at Asymptote.
At the Sofia Poetics festival, which was organised by Word Express participant Ivan Hristov, Scottish based poet Ryan Van Winkle caught up with fellow festival guests SJ Fowler and Tomasz Rózycki. To hear Fowler and Rózycki discussing their work and reading some of their poetry, listen to the Scottish Poetry Library podcast here.