Christina Linardaki was born in Athens in 1971. She is a graduate of the School of English Literature, University of Athens, and she has also studied translation and interpreting at the University of Manchester – Institute of Science and Technology. She holds an MA in communication from the Open University of Cyprus.
She has been working as a translator since 1993. As of 2013, she is Head of Publications at the Centre for Culture, Research and Documentation of the Bank of Greece.
She is also a content expert/researcher at the Advanced Media Institute, specializing in the connection between literature and other fields of science. She has published five books with short story and poetry translations and has contributed with essays to three collective works, one on Odysseas Elytis (Athens: Pineos Publishing, 2011), one on Makis Apostolatos (Athens: Vakxikon, 2016) and one on John Berger (London: ZED Publications, 2016). She has published articles in Greek newspapers and literary magazines and has interviewed important Greek and Cypriot people of the letters.
She is the editor-in-chief of the literary blog stigmalogou.blogspot.com. She is married with two children and lives in Athens.