DAVID DEPHY -- The trilingual Georgian/American award-winning poet, novelist, multimedia artist. The winner of the Finalist Award in the 2020 Best Book Award National Contest by American Book Fest, the winner of the 2019 Spillwords Press Poetry Award and the Finalist and Shortlist Winner Nominee of the Adelaide Literary Awards 2019/2020 for the category of Best Poem.
An active participant in the American and international poetry and artistic scenes, such as PEN World Voices, 92Y Poetry Center, Voices of Poetry, Brownstone Poets, Lit Balm, Spectrum Reading Series, Long Island Poetry Listings, New York Public Library, Starr Bar Poetry Series, Poets in Nassau, Poets in Massachusetts, Columbia University – School of the Arts in the City of New York, Great Weather for Media in New York City, New York City Voices, New York City Poetry Festival, Bowery Poetry Club which named him a Literature Luminary, as well as The Stellar Poet by Voices of Poetry, The Incomparable Poet by Statorec, A Brilliant Grace by Headline Poetry & Press and An Extremely Unique Poetic Voice by Cultural Daily. He lives in New York.
His works have been published and anthologized in the USA, UK and all over the world by the many literary magazines, journals, and publishing houses.
He is an author of fifteen books of poetry in Georgian language, eight novels and three audio albums of poetry. His first book-length works in English, a poetry Eastern Star, have been published in USA in October 2020 by Adelaide Books New York, also his full-length work in English, a novel A Mystiere, and a poetry Lilac Shadow of a Tree are forthcoming in the USA in spring / fall 2021/2022 from Mad Hat Press.
He lives and works in New York.