Beyond the Edge

When a Russian friend told me that he brought his father"s ashes to Canada, I was intrigued by his story and inspired to write „Ashes to Ashes." It is contrary to Albanian tradition to cremate bodies and the thought of this man, an immigrant, bringing the ashes of a loved one to his new country made me think that we all have unusual stories in our lives, some which we bring from a previous life. More

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Language: English
ISBN: 9781926926049
About P.I.Kapllani

His most recent book in English is "The Last Will", a novel based on Çamëria genocide, published by IOWI in 2013. "Beyond the Edge" is a collection of short stories published in December 2010 by IOWI. An English version of his play "Queen Teuta of Illyria" was published by "In Our Words" in 2008. An Albanian version was published in 2014.

His short stories appear in three anthologies: "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 had worked as a journalist for "Ushtria", the Albanian Army Newspaper and "Shekulli', a daily newspaper. Some publications appear in "Spekter" magazine and other local papers in Albania.

He was graduated as a Anti Aircraft Gun Artillery Officer in 1990, University "Scanderbeg", Tirana, Albania. Years later he was graduated as a high school teacher for Literature and Albanian Language, Tirana University, Faculty of History and Philology, in 1998.

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