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Writers' House is Hosting Festival of Genre Literature- Insomnia 2022

On November 21-27, the Writers’ House will host the festival of genre literature - Insomnia 2022.

Seven best authors will lock themselves one after another in the historic building of the Writers’ House – all night long. Their mission will be to create a scary or sci-fi story.

The jury of the festival: Nato Davitashvili, Nika Samushia and Davit Gorgiladze revealed the final seven:

  • Ana Matskepladze
  • Giorgi Vachnadze
  • Nini Kabanashvili
  • Luka Chkoidze
  • Olani Bitsadze
  • Luka Khatiashvili
  • Tako Tsulaya

The stories written within the project will be published as a book by Sulakauri publishing house.

The goal of the festival is to encourage the development of modern genre literature, which in turn will contribute to the stimulation of literary and publishing activities, and the creation and promotion of Georgian fantasy and science fiction literary works.

The idea of ​​the project belongs to the writer Zaza Koshkadze. The festival has been held since 2013 as a result of cooperation with various publishing houses regarding the authorship and organization of the writer.

The Writers’ House will host the genre literature festival for the second time.