(1943-1994) Soso Paichadze studied history and philology at Batumi Pedagogical Institute, and then studied at the philology faculty of Tbilisi State University, graduating in 1965. At various times he worked as an assistant director in the Georgian Film studio; for many years he was deputy chief editor of the magazine Mnatobi. He began his literary career in 1969, when the newspaper Literary Georgia published his first article of literary criticism. His first short story appeared in 1970. In 1977 the Merani publishing house published his first collection of short stories The Last Substitute Player. In 1985 the writer’s second collection appeared, in 1995 his last book – Where did You Fall To? Paitchadze’s stories have been translated into Russian, Ukrainian, Hungarian, Czech, German and Serbo-Croat. 


  • Georgian Alternative Prose, Karchkhadze Publishing House, 2016


  • The Union of Writers’ Prize 1990 for the story Warm, Magical Rain

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