Miho Mosulishvili

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Miho Mosulishvili
Mikho Mosulishvili - 2011.jpg
Miho Mosulishvili, 2011
Born Mikho Mosulishvili
(1962-12-10) December 10, 1962 (age 54)
Tbilisi, Georgia
Occupation Novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, playwright, translator, geologist
Genre drama, tragicomedy, comedy
Literary movement modernism, satire, postmodernism
Notable works Flight Without a tun, (2001); Vazha-Pshavela (2011)
Spouse Maka Varazanashvili
Children Ani Mosulishvili

Mikheil "Miho" Mosulishvili (IPA: [mixɔ mɔsuliʃvili]; Georgian: მიხეილ "მიხო" მოსულიშვილი; born December 10, 1962) is a Georgian writer and playwright.

Biography[edit]

Mosulishvili graduated in 1986 from Tbilisi State University. Afterwards, he worked as a geologist and as a journalist in various newspapers, published several Georgian stories, novels and plays, and translated three novels of Boris Akunin. His plays were performed in Georgia at theaters, on television and on radio. Some of his works have been translated into Latvian,[1] English,[2] German,[3] Armenian[4] and Russian.[5] His main works are Flight Without a tun and biographical novel Vazha-Pshavela.

Works[edit]

Books[edit]

  • My Redbreast, Glosa Publishing, 2015
  • Laudakia Caucasia, or A Happy Psychological Portrait of a Century of Wrath, created by Mikhael Tonet’s furniture and by our Tears, Ustari Publishing, 2014
  • A Big She-Bear, Saunje Publishing, 2013
  • The River of the Soul, Intelekti Publishing, 2012
  • From Nowhere to Nowhere, Saunje Publishing, 2012
  • Helessa, Ustari Publishing, 2012
  • The Mercy Stone, Siesta Publishing, 2011
  • Vazha-Pshavela, Pegasi Publishing, 2011
  • Almost Picasso and a little bit Bosch, from the Right, Saari Publishing, 2010
  • Swans under Snow, Saari Publishing, 2004
  • Bendela, Saari Publishing, 2003
  • Flight Without a Cask, Bakur Sulakauri Publishing, 2001; Gumbati, 2007, 2011
  • The Knight of the Untimely Time, Bestseller Publishing, 1999
  • Space in the Vertical, Merani Publishing, 1997
  • Frescoes on a Moonlit Day, Merani Publishing, 1990
  • The Man of the Forest, Ministry of Culture Collegium, 1988

Drama[edit]

Literary prizes and awards[edit]

  • The Georgian National Cinema Centre Prize for Kakutsa film scripts to mark the 100th anniversary of the Georgian Democratic Republic, 2015
  • M. Tumanishvili Fund, Tumanishvili Film Actors’ Theatre and Tbilisi Mayor’s Office Cultural Enterprise Centre’s Joint Competition Prize for New Georgian Plays for 2012, for the one-act mythological-ritual play Vazha-Pshavela, or Seeing the Invisible, 2012
  • Silver Prize for the Helesa movie-novel (based on synopsis), the Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award.[6] Nomination, Small-Budget, Portland, Oregon, USA, 2012[7]
  • Gala (literary prize) for the biographical novel Vazha-Pshavela, 2011
  • Khertvisi Literary Competition prize for the story The Night Before, 2007
  • Literary competition Formula NLO 2006 prize for the story Alloplant, Athens, Greece, 2006
  • Bekar International Literary Competition (for musical compositions), nominated for prize ‘Jazz and Rock Music: Prose’ for the story The Pharisee Council, Moscow, Russia, 2005
  • Honor Medal, awarded by President of Georgia N132 (due to the jubilee to the 150th anniversary of the literary magazine Tsiskari), 1998[8]
  • Union of Writers prize for the play The White Army, 1998
  • Tbilisi Mayor’s Office, Tbilisi Office for Youth and the Bestseller Union of Booklovers literary competition: first prize for the novel, The Knight of the Untimely Time, 1998
  • Georgian Television and Radio Committee Prize for the radio play The Man of the Forest, 1987

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mikho Mosuliðvili "Mana Sarkanrîklîte" (Skumja, ïoti skumja komçdija), Vitola izdevnieciba, Latvia, 2016, ISBN 978-9934-554-06-3 (in Latvian)
  2. ^ Three miniatures by Mikho Mosulishvili in the book: Georgia : P.S. Literature, Tbilisi, Siesta Publishing, 2006, ISBN 99940-908-0-1 and The She-Big Bear, Translated into English by Manana Ruseishvili, 2016
  3. ^ Weihnachtsgans mit Quitten von Micho Mosulischwili im buch: "Zwischen Orient und Okzident" (Theaterstücke aus Georgien), Verlag Theater der Zeit, Berlin, 2015, ISBN 978-3-95749-061-2 und Fünf Miniaturen (Suggestive Elemente, Ein Tanz über die Felsen, Der alte Fischer, Ein unerwartetes Porträt des Meisters, Ein Brief von Jeanne d'Arc) von Micho Mosulischwili, Übersetzung: Joachim Britze, Matrix - Zeitschrift für Literatur und Kunst, 3/2016 (45) (in German)
  4. ^ Միխո Մոսուլիշվիլի — հինգ էսքիզներ, Գարուն (ամսագիր, Երևան), # 2, էջեր 84–85, 1999 (in Armenian)
  5. ^ Михо Мосулишвили — «Глухомань» (Новелла в стиле боп) и «Сияние снежного дня» (рассказ-мениппея), пер. М. Бирюкова, в книге «За хребтом Кавказа. Современный грузинский рассказ», Издательство: Редакция журнала «Дружба народов»; Культурная революция, Москва, 2014, ISBN 978-5-902764-46-5 (in Russian)
  6. ^ Summit International Awards
  7. ^ The 2012 MEA
  8. ^ Order of the President of the Republic Georgia No. 132 — newspaper Sakartvelos Respublika, March 15, 1998

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