Participant Profile

Zurab Karumidze


A freelance writer and television and radio talk show host, Karumidze is particularly interested in promoting American and Georgian contact, dialogue and cooperation. His publications include novels, short fiction, academic literary essays and articles on political, social and cultural issues in Georgia. He intended to gather material and experience with the American voice and mindset for a new writing project based on the life story of an American couple who traveled to a remote area of Georgia in the 1920s.