Stoyan Zagorchinov was among the first writer to widely popularize the genre of historical novel in Bulgaria. His most significant novel "The Last Day - The God's Day" was one of the first social-historical epic novels in BG literature. He also wrote plays, essays, portrait pieces, articles and memoirs.
He taught French at the Naval Force School in Varna (1920-25). He died on January 31st, 1969, in Sofia.