“Tarpani” won the national competition “Hr. G. Danov” (1990). It has received the award “Plovdiv” (1993) and the National Award “Svetlostrui” (1993). “Tarpani” has been adapted for the stage and also for the cinema.
Dimitar Atanasov is a Bulgarian novelist and dramatist. He is a member of the Union of the Bulgarian Writers, the Union of the Bulgarian Artists and the Union of the Bulgarian Journalists. Dimitar Atanasov has written twelve novels, six plays, three radio plays, and two plays for children. He has won various literary awards. His works have been translated into Russian, Serbian, Turkish, German, French, Italian and English.