Archil Kikodze

Archil Kikodze, born 1972 in Tbilisi, is an author, photographer, director, actor and nature guide. He has won many prizes and awards for his writing and for his photography. For the book of short stories, The Story of a Bird and a Man, he won the Saba prize, Georgia's leading literary contest. His 2016 debut novel, Southern Elephant, has also won multiple prizes.

Published works: Southern Elephant (in Georgian, 2016; German translation, UllStein, Berlin, 2018.), The Story of a Bird and a Man (in Georgian, 2013; German translation, Ullstein, Berlin, 2018.), On the balcony of Europe. Photographs of Georgia. (Mitteldeutscher Verlag, Halle (Saale), 2017.)

Articles by this author

Above (Issue I/2019)

Better than in the valley

Why the Georgian mountains are so important to the Georgian people.