ILIAUNI LITERARY CONTEST WINNER ANNOUNCED
On May 27, 2016, at Iliauni Book House “Ligamus,” Iliauni contest final was held. 24 novels published in 2014-2015 were presented at the contest (see the list).
The jury of the contest which consisted of professors and students at Ilia State University named “The Pear Field” as the best novel of 2014-2015 due to its clear and bold description of social marginalization, exposition of psycho-social and physical aspects of violence, expressive narrative and compositional integrity. The author was granted the highest literary award in Georgia of 10,000 GEL.
One of the participants of the contest, young writer Beka Adamashvili for his novel “Bestseller” was awarded a special prize – he will spend a week at poets and writers’ workshop in Scotland.