Zurab Samadashvili

Georgian writer and playwright

He was born in Tbilisi on January 29, 1955.

In 1977 he graduated from the Faculty of Technology of the Agricultural University of Georgia, specializing in engineering-technology. His poems were first published in the magazine Nobati in 1983. He made his prose debut with the story ‘Dubliners’ in the magazine Mnatobi in 1986.


‘Saba’ (Literary Prize), nominated for Best Novel of the Year for the novel Unexpected Expectations, 2016.