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Uaydin Umbetbay

Uaydin Umbetbay

Uaydin Umbetbay

Umbetbay Uaydin is a Kazakh writer-satirist, poet and a prose writer, was born on November 10, 1935 in a Kalinin aul of the Irgiz area. Umbetbay Uaydin graduated from the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. After the graduation from Kirov KazGU he worked in edition of the Kazakh radio and in the Ara magazine.


In 1958 Umbetbay Uaydin worked as the type-setter in publishing house at editorial office of the Shalkar regional newspaper, since 1959 he occupied different positions in the Kazakh radio, in "Oner" publishing house, in the Union of writers of Kazakhstan and in the community of fans of books of Kazakhstan. 


Umbetbay Uaydin is the author of two poetic books "Chiornye ochki" (Black glasses) and «Bez slov» (Without words), published some collections of prose among which the most popular stories are "Korova-obzhora" (Cow glutton) and «A dalshe ne skazhu» (And then I won’t tell you).


Umbetbay Uaydin’s works were translated into Russian, Ukrainian, Kirghiz, Karakalpak languages. 

He is awarded the Certificate of honor of the Supreme Council of the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic and a medal «Ерен еңбегі үшін».