Born in 1981 graduated in journalism from Tbilisi State University. She was a news programme anchor and then a morning programme presenter in Georgian Public Broadcasting and has written for several Georgian newspapers and magazines. Her first short story collection Anaesthesia won the Best Debut of the Year at Literary Award SABA, the most prestigious literature award in Georgia. Her novella The other W-A-Y has been translated into German and published in the short story collection Techno der Jaguare, (Frankfurter Verlagsanstalt). This novella became the basis for her script of a full-length film which won the script competition of the Georgian National Film Centre in 2013. She now writes novels and also works as marketing and PR manager in the Georgian-American University. Her short story It’s Me was chosen by Dalkey Archive Press and published in Best European Fiction 2015. In 2014 she won a literary scholarship to the Literary Colloquium Berlin, where finished her novel Asynchrony, later nominated for the Literary Award SABA 2014 in the category the Best Novel of the Year. Ekaterine Togonidze’s works are translated into German and English languages.


  • Listen to Me, Bakur Sulakauri Publishing, 2015
  • Asynchrony, Bakur Sulakauri Publishing, 2014
  • Anaesthesia, Publishing Saunje, 2011


  • Literary award SABA 2012 in category the best debut for Anaesthesia

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