Kapka Kassabova is the author of Border: a journey to the edge of Europe (Granta).
A book of narrative non-fiction which explores the legacy of the triple border where Bulgaria, Turkey and Greece meet and where the easternmost stretch of the iron curtain ran. It won the 2017 Saltire Scottish Book of the Year and the 2017 Edward Stanford Book of the Year, and was short-listed for the Baillie-Gifford Prize for non-fiction. Her other books of narrative non-fiction are Street Without a Name and Twelve Minutes of Love. Born and raised in Sofia and university-educated in New Zealand, she now lives in the Scottish Highlands.