Authors

Soti Triantafillou is one of Greece’s most prolific and beloved writers. Born in Athens, Greece in 1957, she studied in Paris and New York and is the author of 24 books, all of them long-sellers. Her first novel, Saturday at the Edge of Town (1997) has attained cult status and has been hailed as the most important Greek novel of its generation…

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Amanda Michalopoulou is the author of six novels, three short story collections, and a series of children’s books. One of Greece’s leading contemporary writers, Michalopoulou has won the country’s highest literary awards, including the Revmata Prize, the Diavazo Award and the Athens Academy Prize. Her short-story collection, I’d Like, was longlisted for the Best Translated Book Award by the University of Rochester, USA.
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George Pavlopoulos was born in Athens, Greece in 1980. He is the author of two novels: 300 Kelvin in the Afternoon, (2007) and Steam, (2011). An extended excerpt from his first novel was featured in New York based online translation venue, InTranslation. He currently lives in Berlin…

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Kostas Katsoularis was born in Arta, Greece in 1968. He studied in Athens, Salonica and Paris. He is the author of three novels, two novellas, and a collection of short stories. His short story, “The shoes and the Trousers”, from his collection Mikros Daktylios (2007), was included in ATHEN. Eine Literarische Einladung, published by Wagenbach in 2008…

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Βorn in October 1968, Angela Dimitrakaki is a fiction writer whose work addresses the transformation of subjectivity in contemporary global landscapes. She has published the novels Antarktiki (1997, revised edition 2006), Antisea(2002), The Manifesto of Defeat (2006), Inside A Girl like You (2009) and AEROPLAST (2015) as well as the collection of short stories Nosebleed (1999).

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Christos Ikonomou was born in Athens in 1970. He has written two collections of short stories: The Woman on the Rails, (2003), and Something will Happen, You’ll See, (2010), which has won the prestigious Best Short-Story Collection State Award and became the most reviewed Greek book of 2011. Something will Happen, you’ll See has been translated into Italian (Editori Riuniti, 2012)

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“If Noam Chomsky and Gore Vidal have a Greek analogue, it is Nikos Dimou”. One of his generation’s most fertile minds, a legendary advertising man and a prolific writer, Dimou was born in Athens in 1935. He studied English and French literature in Athens and Philosophy in Munich and has published 61 books: among them essays, short prose, satire, philosophy, poetry, and political theory. His book, On the Unhappiness of Being Greek (1975), -currently in its 30th edition with over 110,00 copies sold-, will be published in Germany (Verlag Antje Kunstmann) and France (Editions Payot & Rivages) in March 2012.

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