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Nino Tarkhnishvili
Nino Tarkhnishvili

Born in 1979. In 2002 she graduated from Tbilisi State University, earning degree in International Journalism. More than fifteen years she is engaged in the field of journalism. seven years ago Nino Tarkhnishvili joined the team of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, and since then works there as a reporter. Simultaneously Nino leads an active writing career.

 

Tarkhnishvili’s debut book - a collection of literary miniatures and assays Qaltarafera (an old term from Georgian mountainous region, meaning - not woman alike ) was published in 2006. Since then author’s various stories are permanently being published in leading Georgian literary periodicals and are included in various contemporary prose anthologies. In 2010 was published her second collection of short stories Title on the 37th Page, which evoked much controversy among Georgian audience and was evaluated as one of the most sincere, brave and appealing texts of the new voices from Georgia; the following year it was shortlisted for the literary award Saba as the best prose collection of 2011. Nino Tarkhnishvili has received several literary prizes for her short prose and is finalist of different literary festivals and contests, including Pen-Marathon, and brand new literature festival Insomnia, launched by Karchkhadze Publishing. In 2014, in the framework of Frankfurt Literary Salon her short story Luck, Fluck and Juck was translated into German. This year (2015) Intelekti Publishing printed Nino Tarkhnishvili’s highly unticipated book Nino’s NOTES, which became an instant success from the day of its publication.