Batu Danelia

Poet, Translator

Batu Danelia was born on August 20, 1950 in Zanati, Abasha region. In 1987, he graduated from Moscow Maxim Gorky Literature Institute.

Poetry:
  • Moon Festival
  • A Place with View
  • Winter of Loneliness
  • I am Greeting You from Nowhere
  • Silent Street
  • A city under Wings

He has published Georgian translations of Joseph Brodsky’s and Boris Pasternak’s poetry.

Awards:
  • The Order of Honour for developing Georgian literature
  • Literary Award Saba for the Best Poetic Collection of the Year (2009)