Elsa Korneti was born in Munich, Germany, but raised in Greece. After her studies in Finance in Greece and in Germany, she worked as a journalist. Collaborating with literary magazines she publishes essays, book reviews, translations, poems, short stories. Her poems and short stories have appeared in numerous well-known literary magazines. Part of her work among all books have been translated and published in foreign anthologies and literary magazines in ten European languages and Chinese. She has published 15 books, among them 11 of poetry collections and compositions.
Three of her poetry collections have been distinguished: “Α bouquet of fish bones” (2009) and the “Tin Pearl” (2011) both nominated for the National Award of Poetry. She has been awarded “George Karter” prize for her poetry collection “Normal People with a plum and a brindled tail” (2014). Her recent books are in poetry: “Wooden Nose Turned” (2021) Saixpirikon Editions, “The hero is falling” (2021) Ekdoseis ton Filon.
In prose her recent book is “The Fish on the Island and other imaginative stories” (2020) Melani Books.