Michalis Pitenis (Kozani, 1962) is a graduate of the Italian language and literature department of the Faculty of Philosophy of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.), a writer of literary and theatrical plays (member of the Society of Writers of Thessaloniki and the Greek Society of Playwrighters). He has written two collections of short stories and six novels, participated in six collective publications, twelve of his plays have been staged by various troupes, he publishes reviews of literary works and his articles in print and electronic media.His last book is the novel “Yalan Dunias” (2022), published by GRAFIMA.