Perparim Kapllani
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Biography

Përparim Kapllani  (P.I.Kapllani) was born in the city of Elbasan, Albania. His most recent book in English is "The Thin Line", published by Mawenzi House in 2018. "The Last Will", a novel based on Çamëria genocide, was published by IOWI in 2013. "Beyond the Edge" is a collection of short stories published in December 2010. An English version of his play "Queen Teuta of Illyria" was published in 2008. An Albanian version of the play "Mbretëreshë Teuta e Ilirisë" was published in 2014. His short stories appeared in four anthologies: "Lest I forget"-IOWI, "Canadian Voices"- Bookland Press, "The Literary Connection", and "Courtney Park Connection"-IOWI. His novella "The Hunter" was shortlisted by Quattro Books for The Ken Klonsky novella contest in 2015. He is author of four books in Albanian language and worked as a journalist for "Ushtria", the Albanian Army Newspaper and "Shekulli', a daily newspaper. Some publications appeared in "Spektër" magazine and other local papers in Albania. He graduated as an Anti Aircraft Gun Artillery Officer in 1990, University "Scanderbeg", Tirana, Albania. Years later he graduated as a high school teacher for Literature and Albanian Language, Tirana University, Faculty of History and Philology, in 1998.

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