Born in 1959. She graduated from Tbilisi State University’s faculty of journalism. She works at the Galaktion Tabidze house-museum. She has published six books of poetry. Her poems have been translated into Russian, Lithuanian, French, Italian, Azeri, Dutch, German, Persian and Armenian, and have been included in anthologies of translated verse and other types of literary publication. Ela Gochiashvili has participated in various literary events, including Poetry Festival in Lithuania 2010, in France 2011 and at the Leipzig Book Fair 2016.


  • Life-Proof, Saunje Publishing, 2013
  • Let me Speak, Will You, Lega Publishing, 2010
  • Blue Vitriol, Diogene Publishing, 2005
  • Friday is my Day, Merani Publishing, 2003
  • Fragments from Amnesia, Merani Publishing, 1996 
  • Have a Good Nightfall, Merani Publishing, 1989

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