SHUGHLADZE ALEKO

Born in Tbilisi in 1965. He graduated from Tbilisi Polytechnic in 1987. At the same time, he was a student of the art faculty at Tbilisi State University, specialising in cinema direction. From 1989 to 1993 he worked in the Georgian Film Studio as an assistant director. From 1994 to 1997 he was an artist at Margo Korabliova’s Performance Theatre. From 1998 to 2001 he worked as a film director for Caucasian House, where he made up to ten documentary films against violence. From 2001 to 2003 he worked as a director and scriptwriter for the NGO Studiomobile — the Accent on Mobility. He began writing in 1989. In 2001 his story Answers for a Magazine with a Small Print Run won the mayor’s special prize. In 2015 his story The Man of Books was shortlisted in the Tsero literary competition.

BIBLIOGRAPHY
 
  • Hiding, Diogene Publishing, 2016
  • The Man of Books, Printing World, 2015 
  • Samsara, Bakur Sulakauri Publishing, 2002 
  • Attempting to Escape, Merani Publishing, 2001 

LITERARY PRIZES AND AWARDS 

  • Mayor’s Special Prize 2001 for story Answers for a Magazine with a Small Print Run



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