Sotiropoulos, Ersi


Ersi Sotiropoulos, acclaimed Greek writer, is the author of novels, short stories, screenplays and poems. Her works have been translated into several languages (English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Swedish and Turkish) and presented in festivals worldwide. Her novel, Zig-Zag Through The Bitter Orange Trees, is the first novel to win both the National Award for Best Novel and the National Critics Award in 2000. Feel Blue, Dress in Red won the National Award for the Best Collection of Stories in 2012. The novel Eva, Athens Academy Award for Best Novel, was translated into French in 2015 (it is also being translated into Albanian and Turkish), and was shortlisted at the European Book Prize in 2015 and the Prix du literature du Monde 2015. What's Left of the Night, Prix Méditerranée Étranger 2017 and shortlisted at Prix Femina 2016. Are you up to it? is her latest novel (Patakis, Greece, 2017).