Famous Georgian writer Otia Ioseliani died at the age of 81.
For the first time stories of Otia Iosseliani were published in 1954. The first collection of short stories "Next Door Neighbors" was published in 1957.
Otia Ioseliani wrote stories for children as well. He is an author of about ten plays, several of his plays have been staged in verious theatres of Georgian and former Soviet Union.