Maya Sarishvili was born in 1968 in Tbilisi. She is a poet and a primary school teacher. Her poetry collections include Covering Evident (2001), Microscope (2007). She won the Saba award for best poetry collection in 2008. She has also written radio plays for children: Three Buckets of Snow, A Very Bad Man, A Family of Ladybirds and A Cat Again in Rain. A selection of her poems in English translation can be found at Poetry International.