Sapo Gigineishvili-Mgeladze

1894-1936 / writer

Sapo published her first works in the Georgian press under the pseudonyms "woman from Guria", "woman from Etsera", "female worker" and "Sani". The newspapers most frequently publishing her works were Kavkasioni, Chveni Gza, Tribuna, Komunisti and Khma Kartveli Kalisa; the journals were Literaturuli Sakartvelo, Proletaruli Mtserloba, Lomisi, Kartuli Mtserloba and Mnatobi.

Sapo Mgeladze was friends with Terenti Graneli, Alio Mashashvili, Lado Asatiani, Marijani, Daria Akhvlediani and Ana Ghviniashvili, but dearest to her was Kato Mikeladze, who imparted to her the ideas of women's liberation and equality and published her works in Khma Kartveli Kalisa (Georgian Woman's Voice).

Sapo Mgeladze's novels "Liana Lordia", "On the Wings of the Storm" and "Along the Road", as well as short stories and poems, were published between 1928 and 1935.