Stefanos Dandolos was born in Athens in 1970.He made his first appearance in literature in 1996. In 2009 he was awarded the Botsi Prize for all his prose work, in the presence of the President of the Republic. He has written eleven novels and a collection of novels and short stories. His books have been translated into Italian, Turkish and Korean. In 2008, she was included in the Young Writers’ World Anthology on the occasion of the Young Writers World Festival, held in South Korea. His novel ‘’Story Without a Name’’ which deals with the life of Penelope Delta and her love affair with Ion Dragoumis, has been honored with the 2018 Public Bookstore’s Readers Award for Best Greek Novel, The Athens Voice newspaper Book Prize 2018, and the Public Bookstore’s Award for Adult Literature 2018,while being moved to the theater for the 2019-20 season starring Taso Nousia and Betty Lebanou.
He also wrote the theatrical monologue ‘Tuesday Night at the End of the World”, which was interpreted by Katerina Teacher as part of the play “7 SEARCHES” (Piraeus Municipal Theater, 2020).
The Dictionary of Modern Greek Literature (Patakis Publications 2011) notes: “Human relationships, the search for truth and the self are the fundamental of Dandolos themes that are expressed in a manner rich in twists and symbols.”
His rich journalistic career began in 1988. He was director of political newspapers, columnist and radio producer. He lives with his wife and son in Athens.
Professional awards (In Literature- if any)
Public Bookstore’s Readers Award for Best Greek Novel 2018
The Athens Voice newspaper Book Prize 2018
Public Bookstore’s Award for Adult Literature 2018