Ina Archuashvili

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Ina Archuashvili was born in 1969. In 1995 she graduated from the Georgian Philology Department of Ivane Javakhishvili, Tbilisi State University. From 1995 she worked for newspapers and magazines Kavkasioni, HOT Chocolate and Arili. From 1999-2002 she taught Georgian language and literature at School no. 6. Her stories have been published in various periodicals, including Literaturuli Palitra, Literatura (Hot Chocolate literary supplement), Kartuli Mtserloba, Chveni Mtserloba and Literaturuli Gazeti. Her first collection of short stories was published in 2010 by Saari Publishers. She received 3rd prize in the 2010 Pen Marathon (the special prize of Rezo Inanishvili) and was also nominated for the 2011 SABA Prize. In 2013 she participated in the Literary Seminar for writers and translators in Lithuania. Her collection of novellas He Was Called Watanabe was shortlisted for the SABA Prize in The Years Best Prosaic Collection category.

Books by Ina Archuashvili