Myrto Azina was born in Nicosia on December 26, 1961.
She graduated from the Pancyprian Gymnasium and studied medicine at Friedrich Wilhelm University in Bonn, West Germany.
She then specialized in Family Medicine and did a Masters in Health Care Management.
From a very young age she was involved in literature and received poetry and short stories awards at the Pancyprian Gymnasium. She has published a novel called Hemerologion in 1974 at the age of 15; and three short stories collections: Pathologia in 1987, Rachel in 1997 and To Peirama ("The Experiment") in 2009. The Experiment was awarded the European Union Prize for Literature in 2010 and has been translated into many European languages.
She lives in Nicosia and works in the Ministry of Health where she deals with Public Health issues.