Paata Kourdadze

Fiction Writer, Essayist, Documentalist

Paata Kourdadze was born in 1958 in Tbilisi. From 1991, he has been living in Paris, France. He was one of the founders of a famous literary alternative “Reactive Club” together with Kote Kubaneishvili and Irakli Charkviani in 1980-1990s. In the collection “Manifesto”, under the title “Reactive Club” his works are included under the pen-names Akaki Marsiashvili and Valentin Putaneli.

  • Psycho-delic Chronicle (2010)
  • Experimental Feelings, a collection of essays (2011)
  • Literary Award “Saba” in The Best Essay and Documentary Prose of the Year for “Psychodelic Chronicle” (2011)