Armin Kõomägi

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Armin Kõomägi
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Born5 July 1969 Edit this on Wikidata (age 51)
Armin Kõomägi (2018)

Armin Kõomägi (born 5 July 1969) is an Estonian writer and screenwriter. He is an author of six books, including two novels and four collections of short stories.

Life[edit]

Armin Kõomägi was born on July 5, 1969, in Moldova, to an Armenian mother and an Estonian father.[1]

Literary career[edit]

Kõomägi started writing in 2003 when he was thirty-four.[2]

His first book, published in 2005, was a collection of short stories titled Amatöör (Amateur). A short story from this collection, Anonüümsed Logistikud (Logisticians Anonymous), was awarded the Friedebert Tuglas Short Story Award in 2006 and made into a movie in 2008.[3] In 2006 he published another collection of short stories titled Nägu, mis jäi üle (The Face That Was Left Over). This was followed in 2009 by his first novel Pagejad (Runaways), and in 2011 by his second novel Hea Firma (The Good Firm).

In 2012, Kõomägi contributed to the Dalkey Archive Press published Best European Fiction 2012, which contains a collection of new fiction from European writers.[4]

In 2015, Kõomägi won the Estonian Writers' Union's novel competition with his manuscript for Lui Vutoon.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Amatöör (Amateur) (2005)
  • Nägu, mis jäi üle (The Face That Was Left Over) (2005)
  • Pagejad (Runaways) (2009)
  • Hea Firma (The Good Firm) (2011)
  • Best European Fiction 2012 (2012)
  • Lui Vutoon (2015)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estonian Literature Centre". Archived from the original on 2014-04-07. Retrieved 2012-04-01.
  2. ^ Dalkey Archive Press
  3. ^ "Estonian Literature Centre". Archived from the original on 2014-04-07. Retrieved 2012-04-01.
  4. ^ Dalkey Archive Press - Best European Fiction 2012 Archived May 28, 2012, at the Wayback Machine

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