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Antonis Georgiou

Born in Limassol, Antonis Georgiou studied Law in Moscow and is a graduate of the Postgraduate Programme for Theatre Studies from the Open University of Cyprus.

His published work is comprised of Full Moon minus one (Poetry Collection), publ. Gavrielides, Athens, 2006; Sweet Bloody Life (Short Story Collection), publ. Rodakion, Athens, 2006 (National Award for Short Stories); An Album of Stories, publ. Rodakion, Athens, 2014 (National Award for Novels and European Union Literature Award for 2016); Like a Butterfly, Ι am (Poetry Collection), publ. Rodakion, Athens, 2019.

His poetry work has been included in several poetry and short story collections.

Additionally, Antonis Georgiou produced several theatrical plays: My beloved washing machine, The Disease, Our Garden, La Belote, I was Lysistrata and Uncle Yiannis. 

His novel An Album of Stories was adapted for the stage and produced in 2016.

Inspired by Sweet Bloody Life, the theatre group One/Off produced (forget-me-not), a text compiled by the group that included extracts from An Album of Stories. The production represented Cyprus at the Avignon Festival (off) in 2011.

 

  • EUPL Year: 
    2020
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