CHRISTOS CHOMENDIS

  • Greece

Born in Athens and a law graduate, Christos’ first novel The Wise Kid (1993) was so successful with  readers and the critics that he turned to writing full time. In 30 years he has published 13 novels and 3 volumes of short stories. Several are translated. Christos writes a column for the Greek newspaper Ta Nea, collaborates on the economic-political website “Capital.gr” and is a national podcast host.

FEATURED BOOK: Niki. Novel, tr. Patricia Felisa Barbeito, Other Press, 2023. Greece’s turbulent modern history told through the life of one woman and her family. Awarded the Greek State Literature Prize in 2015 and the European Book Prize in 2021.