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Benidze Salome


Salome Benidze (born 1986 in Kutaisi) studied journalism and political science in Tbilisi, Vilnius and Thessaloniki. In 2012, she received the SABA Literary Award for Best Debut of the Year. Her book The City on the Water received a Tsinandali Award in 2016 in the category Best Prose Collection. She intensively works as a translator and translated several authors into Georgian, including Milorad Pavić and Salman Rushdie. Currently, she works as a public relations specialist and is actively engaged in civil activities to defend women’s rights.

City on The Water

City on The Water

Publisher: AvivA Verlag, 2017
Translator: Iunona Guruli