Tzveta Sofronieva is the author of thirteen poetry collections, including Multiverse (White Pine Press, 2020; edited by Jennifer Kwon Dobbs), a “new & selected” that brings together poems originally written in German, Bulgarian, & English, and A Hand Full of Water, whose English translation by Chantal Wright (White Pine, 2012) won the Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation. She has also published books of short stories, essays, works for the theatre, and poetry translations, and edited anthologies. In 2012 Sofronieva was Max Kade Writer-in-Residence at MIT. Born in Sofia, Bulgaria, she lives in Berlin. (updated 10/2021)
Sofronieva translated her “Of sunrays and human beings” (AGNI 94) from the Bulgarian.