Amanda Michalopoulou

Amanda Michalopoulou
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Amanda Michalopoulou


Amanda Michalopoulou was born in Athens, Greece, in1966. She has studied French Literature in Athens University and has worked for many years as a columnist for greek newspapers. She has published five novels, two short story collections and many children books. She has received the Revmata Award for her story «Life is colourful outside» (1994) and the Diavazo Award for her highly acclaimed novel «Wishbone Memories»(1996). The American translation of her book “I’d Like” won the International Literature Prize by National Endowment for the Arts, in USA. Her novels, stories and essays have been translated in English, German, Italian, Czech ,Swedish, Serbian, Russian, Slovakian. In 2004 she was a DAAD Fellow in Berlin, Germany and she still shares her life between Berlin and Athens. She has been awarded writers grants by Solitude and Wiepersdorf in Germany, Edward Albee Foundation, Blue Mountain Center, Djerassi in USA, La Napoule in France etc.







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