Christos <span>Chomenidis</span>

Christos Chomenidis

Writer

Born in Athens in 1966, Christos Chomenidis graduated from the Law School of the University of Athens. He attended law lessons in the State University of Moscow (MGU) and Communication Studies in the University of Leeds, UK. His first novel, "The Wise Kid", completed when he was 23, was for two years number 1 in the Greek bestseller list. Christos Chomenidis has published ten more novels and three volumes with short stories. His books are translated in French, Italian, Hebrew, Turkish and Lithuanian. In 1997, he was invited in the International Writing Program of the University of Iowa, USA. His novel "Niki" (2014) was awarded with the Greek National Book Award and other two awards and has been staged in the theatre with great success. In 2018 he published his novel "O Φοίνικας" ("Phoenix".)

During the past 25 years, Christos Chomenidis has collaborated with the most prestigious Greek newspapers and magazines, writing articles. He also had his own radio show from 2000 until 2010.