About the Author

Mary Childs


Mary Childs is a Lecturer at the University of Washington, in the Department of Comparative History of Ideas. Her scholarly interests focus on post-colonialism and the climate crisis, identity politics, intergenerational trauma, and women's studies, and she teaches courses on the Black Sea Region, Georgian Cinema, Russian Translation, and Environmental Humanities. She has led study abroad trips to Georgia since 2009, writes about contemporary Georgian culture, and translates Georgian literature, primarily contemporary authors. She also hosts a website, The Georgian Digital Text Collective, dedicated to the dual-language presentation of Georgian literature.