Vesela Katsarova

Work­ing lan­guages: Eng­lish

Field of work: lit­er­ary trans­la­tion

Short bio­graphy:

Born – July 4, 1944 in Per­nik, Bul­garia

Gradu­ated from Sofia Uni­ver­sity, Depart­ment of Eng­lish Philo­logy (1967)

Lec­turer in Eng­lish Lit­er­at­ure in the Depart­ment of Eng­lish and Amer­ic­an Stud­ies, Sofia Uni­ver­sity since 1976. Prof. D.Litt.

Delivered lec­tures as a Ful­bright schol­ar in North­west­ern Uni­ver­sity, USA (2000)

Delivered lec­tures in Uni­ver­sity at Albany, USA (2005)

Pres­id­ent of the Bul­gari­an Soci­ety for Brit­ish Stud­ies (2002–6)

Selec­ted trans­la­tions:

  • Dombey and Son by Dick­ens (1984)
  • Seren­is­sima by Erica Jong (1999)
  • The Golden Note­book by Dor­is Less­ing (2008)
  • Middle­march by George Eli­ot (2012)
  • Adam Bede by George Eli­ot (forth­com­ing).


  • Win­ner of the prize of the Bul­gari­an Trans­lat­ors’ Uni­on for “The Golden Note­book” in 2010.