Gulshan Tofik Qizi



She is an editorial writer and screenwriter. She is a member of Azerbaijan Writers’ Union and Azerbaijan Cinematographers’ Union. She worked as an animator and senior editor for the Azerbaijanfilm studio from 1971 to 2004. She has been a screenwriter for the Azanfilm animation studio since 2004. Five films have been produced based on her screenplays in recent years. In the 1980s, she also worked contract jobs for the State Radio Commission. She is a member of the New Contemporary (“Новый современник”) International Writers’ Union, and she is the only Azerbaijani woman to have won the title of “Eastern Queen of Wisdom” on the international site. Gulshan Tofikqizi is the great-granddaughter of Agha Musa Naghiyev, the famous millionaire from Azerbaijan’s history.

Gulshan Tofikqizi has won many international literature competitions, and she is a regular writer for the Literary Azerbaijan (Ədəbi Azərbaycan) journal and Russia’s My Family (Моя Семья) journal. She has published nearly 20 essays and novellas.