From being the literary darling of Bulgaria’s communist regime, Georgi Markov became its most vociferous critic. Yet his memory, in so far it exists at all, has been reduced to his spectacular assassination in London. On Markov’s work and the lives of the man behind it.
Freelance journalist, poet, literary critic and translator. Milena Jesenská Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences 2021. He is currently at work on a biography of Georgi Markov, forthcoming from Grove/Atlantic.