Vakhtang Javakhadze


Vakhtang Javakhadze was born on July 29, 1932. In 1956, he graduated from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, the faculty of philology. After graduating the university, he started working as an editor of fiction editorial department at the publishing house “Sakhelgami”. Since 1980, he has been an editor-in-chief of the publishing house “Sakartvelo” (Georgia).

  • Favourite Winds, verses (1959)
  • Streets after Rain, verses (1963)
  • South, verses (1970)
  • The Seventh, verses (1974)
  • March, April, May, verses (1977)
  • Comparison, verses (1980)
  • Stranger, apology of Galaktion Tabidze (first edition, 1988)
  • Give My Regards to the Sea, verses (1988)
  • Verses, (2012)
  • Galaktion Tabidze State Prize
  • Literary Award “Gala”, in the nomination “The Best Book of the Year” for “Stranger” (Apology of Galaktion Tabidze) (2008).
  • Literary Award “Saba”, for Special Contribution to Development of Georgian Literature (2011)
  • The Shota Rustaveli State Prize (2012)