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Ybyraev Maraltai

Ybyraev Maraltai

Ybyraev Maraltai

Poet was born on April 29, 1969 in Sarysu area Zhambyl region.

He started publishing his verses in Republican publishing houses since 1987. In 1996 the first book of verses called “Ай-Нур” (“Ai-Nur”) was published in publishing house “Zhazushy”, in 1998 in the same publishing house his first collection of verses under the name “Ai” was appeared. After he won the grand prix on festival “Student’s spring”.

He worked in many republican publishing houses.

Also he held the position of the director of Writer’s House of Kazakhstan’s Union of Writers, in 2007-2008 he was editor-in-chief of the newspaper “Кентавр” (“Centaur”), in 2008-2012 worked as the senior editor and the observer for TV-radio corporation “Kazakhstan”.

He is the winner of an award of Kazakhstan’s Youth, State award of Youth of Kazakhstan “Daryn”. Owner of a grant of the President of Kazakhstan. He became the winner of the international award “Alash” for the book “Centaur”, published in “Zhalyn” publishing house in 2008. He graduated from Taraz state university named after Kozha-Akhmed Yassavi.