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Tea Topuria (born in 1977 in Sukhumi), is a prize-winning writer and poet. In 1998 she graduated from the faculty of Journalism at Tbilisi State University. Since 1998 Tea Topuria has been working as a journalist in the field of Human Rights and Environmental Protection. Currently she works as a journalist for radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Tbilisi bureau. Tea has written a collection of prose and poetry The Mint Threshing Floor (2007), a poetry collection Ecocide (2011) and a number of highly acclaimed books of short stories for children, including The Holidays of Paradea (2011), Tales too Good to Sleep Through (2011) and One Long Day on Another Planet (2014), a collection of stories Two Rooms in Cairo (2016). Nowadays Tea Topuria is regarded as one of the most talented and notable authors in Georgia, contributing to children’s literature. She has been short-listed and has won many prestigious literary competitions. In 2014 and 2015 Topuria was nominated from Georgia for Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

Flood in the Zoo

Flood in the Zoo

Publisher: Edition Orient, 2018
Translator: Otar Karalashvili

Bitter Candies

Bitter Candies

Publisher: Editionfünf, 2018
Translator: J.Dengg, R.Gratzfeld, S.Heinze, M.Lisowski, N.Mikeladse-Bachsoliani, T.Muskhelischwili, S.Arshaulidze, M.Chvritidze

Female Voices from Georgia

Female Voices from Georgia

Publisher: Leipziger Literaturverlag, 2018
Translator:  Irma Shiolashvili, Sabine Schiffner