BUGADZE LASHA

Born in 1977, is the author of numerous novels and plays which have been performed in Georgia as well as in many European cities over the last ten years. He cooperates with the Royal Court Theatre of London and actively participates in international projects, one of these projects was Literature Express Europe 2000. Bugadze focuses his critical and ironic attention on relationships between the generations, and he describes situations in which people fall victim to their prejudices, fixed ideas or stereotypes. His works have been translated into English, German and Sweden languages. The author has received numerous literary awards and the first prize of the BBC International Radio Playwriting Competition 2011 for The Navigator is among them. Bugadze is a writer and presenter of literary programmes broadcast on radio and TV by the Georgian public broadcaster. Wellknown as an opera-lover and a talented cartoonist, he lives and works in Tbilisi.


BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Dialogue on Censorship, Bakur Sulakauri Publishing, 2015
  • 22PP, Bakur Sulakauri Publishing, 2014
  • Lucrecia515, Bakur Sulakauri Publishing, 2013
  • The President Has Come to See You, Bakur Sulakauri Publishing, 2013
  • The Navigator, Bakur Sulakauri Publishing, 2011
  • The Head, Bakur Sulakauri Publishing, 2010
  • The Literature Express, Bakur Sulakauri Publishing, 2009
  • The Caricaturist, Bakur Sulakauri Publishing, 2008
  • The Golden Era, Bakur Sulakauri Publishing, 2006
  • The Third Floor, Publishing Arete, 2006
  • The Last Bell, Bakur Sulakauri Publishing, 2004


LITERARY PRIZES AND AWARDS 

  • Literary award SABA 2012 in category the best play for The Navigator
  • International BBC Playwright Competition 2011, the 1st prize for The Navigator
  • Theatrical award DURUJI 2011 in category the best contemporary Georgian play for The Mothball
  • Literary award SABA 2009 in category the best play for The Mothball
  • Literary award SABA 2007 in category the best novel for The Golden Era
  • Russian theatrical award TRIUMPH 2007 for the Author of the Year 
  • The bookshop chain  PARNASSUS prize the bestseller 2006 for The Golden Era
  • The bookshop chain PARNASSUS prize The bestseller 2005 for The Last Bell
  • Literary award SABA 2004 in category the best play for Nugzar and Mephisto


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