Gela Chkvanava

Fiction Writer

Gela Chkvanava was born in 1967 in Sokhumi. He graduated from Sokhumi State University, the Faculty of Philology. At present he lives in Tbilisi. From 2002, his novels have been published in Georgian periodical editions.

Bibliography
  • “Colors”, collection of short stories (2004)
  • Novel “Toreadors” (2006)
  • Collection of stories “Unfinished Story” (2008)
  • “Ants”, collection of short stories (2011)
  • “Sodgareneli Sh.” Collection of short-stories (2011)
  • “This Way”, a novel (2012)
  • “Manuchar’s Big Walk”, a novel (2012)
Awards
  • First Prize in the literary contest “Pen-Marathon 2002” organized by publishing house “Diogene” (2002)
  • Third Place in the contest of the literary association “Kvali” (Trace) (2002)
  • Literary Award “Saba” for “The Best Debut of the Year”, collection of short stories “Colors” (2005)
  • State Prize named after Giorgi Sharvadze (2006)