Date of birth: September 24, 1951 Sokhumi.
1970–1075 – Sokhumi State Pedagogical University, Faculty of History-Philology.
In 1968, he finished Sokhumi Secondary School No 1.
1998–2012 – Head of different nongovernment Organizations.
1994–2011 – participant of more than 50 Georgian-Abkhazian and Georgian Ossetian meetings and international conferences (South Korea, Thailand, England, Netherlands, Belgium, Turkey, Spain, Italy, Greece, Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, etc.)
1985–1987 Head of Department of the Chance Newspaper;
1982–1985 – Editor in Chief of Ritsa literature-social journal;
1976–1980 - Reviewer in Chief, culture and education of Council of Ministers of Abkhazia;
1976–1980 – Regional newspaper of Abkhazia;
1976–1980 – Sokhumi Regional Radio broadcast
He has published nine collections of poems, including Canticles for You (Sokhumi, Alashara, 1976), Piece to This House (Sokhumi, Alashara, 1982), Unintentional Entreaties (Tbilisi, Merani, 1984), Midnight Tree (Tbilisi, Merani, 1990).
He has also published seven prosaic books, including Returning to Sokhumi (Tbilisi, Merani, 1995), Rain is Expected in Sokhumi (Tbilisi, Lomisi, 1995), Ocean of the Black Sea (Tbilisi, Merani, 2001), The President’s Cat (Tbilisi, Universal, 2008), Bomb with Spectacles (Tbilisi, Form, 2009).
His works have been translated in eleven languages.
Stage Director, Temur Chkheidze, produced performance The Sea Which is Far Away, based on Guram Odisharia’s play.
In 2008, he was awarded a status of Peace Ambassador by Global Peace Federation in South Korea (Seoul).
1993–2011 – Georgiian State, Ilia Chavchavadze, Theater Society, Anton Chekhov Awards, as well as an award of International Association of Journalists - Golden Wing.
Languages: English, German, Russian
Family status: he has a wife a daughter.