Emilios Solomou was born in 1971 in Nicosia and grew up in his native village of Potami. He studied history and archaeology at the University of Athens. He also studied journalism in Cyprus and worked as a journalist for a daily newspaper for some years. He is now a teacher of Greek and history in a public high school. In addition, he is a member of the editorial board of the literary magazine Anef, and he has served as a member of the executive board of the Union of Cyprus Writers.
For the novel An Axe in Your Hands (2007), he was awarded the Cyprus State Prize for Literature. His novel Like a Sparrow, Quickly You Passed… was translated recently and published in Bulgaria. Many of his short stories were published in literary magazines and some were translated into English and Bulgarian.
Hate is half of revenge (Publisher: Psychogios, 2015)
The diary of an infidelity (Publisher: Psychogios, 2012), EUPL
Hate is half of revenge (Publisher: Psychogios)
An axe in your hands (Anef, 2007), Cyprus State Prize for Literature
Like a sparrow, He swiftly flew (2003)
Books for children
The scarecrow (revised edition, Publisher: Patakis, 2018)
The river (Publisher: Patakis, 2020)