ADAMASHVILI BEKA

Born in 1990, is a young promising author. In 2007 he entered Caucasus University, faculty of Caucasus School of Media where studied journalism and social sciences. Already in his childhood some of his short stories were published in different newspapers and periodicals. His story, titled Raindrop was included in a Chemistry schoolbook. From 2009 to 2013 Beka was permanently publishing satirical-humorous posts in his own blog (www.doin.ge), reflecting the social issues taking place in different areas of everyday life. His blog was very popular, especially among young people. As a blogger he has won several competitions. In 2013 Beka Adamashvili participated in literary contest for students 'Legend of the Fall' and his short story XXVIII: Full Stop  took the first prize. Some other short stories were published in various literary magazines including 'Tsiskari' and 'Aneuli'. In 2014 he published his debut book Bestseller, which is a 'satiric- parodic-detective-fantasy-humorous-quest-and-what-we have-missed' genre novel about the literature hell, where both, the famous and unknown writers are tormented in the same way as their books “torment” the readers. Bestseller, which is a parody of literary clichés, immediately became popular among the Georgian audience and was shortlisted as the best novel for literary award SABA and Tsinandali Award. Currently Beka Adamashvili works as a screenwriter at a popular political-satiric show 'Daily Pills from Vasiko Odishvili'.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Bestseller, Bakur Sulakauri Publishing, 2014


LITERARY PRIZES AND AWARDS

  • Winner of the literary contest Legend of the Fall 2013 for short story XXVIII: Full Stop

 


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