18 December 2018
Shortlist of Vakhushti Kotetishvili Literary Award

The jury of Vakhushti Kotetishvili Literary Award revealed the books and publications that reached the final

In book nomination two collections reached the final:

Medea Zalishvili - “Translations”, Artanuji Publishing

Shota Iatashvili – “Nuosu songs” by Jidi Majia, Saunje Publishing


The following publications were shortlisted in the nomination poetry translations printed in literary periodicals: 

Dato Barbakadze – Nikolaus Lenau, journal Akhali Saunje

Giorgi Lobjanidze – Jaromyr Tiplt, Journal Akhali Saunje

Dalila Gogia – Diti Ronen, Akhali Saunje, Ron Padgett journal Indigo

Bachana Chabradze, Polin Pico, journal Indigo

Karda Kardukhi – William Carlos Williams, journal Akhali Suanje

poetry translations published as a book/electronic book and publications of poetry translations in literary periodicals in 2017 were eligible to participate in the contest.

The monetary prize for book nomination is 1800 Gel, for publication – 700 Gel

The award ceremony of winners will be held on December 24th, at Writes’ House. 

Writers’ House announces this contest annually together with Diogene Publishing. The project is funded by the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia.  

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