Amanda Michalopoulou is the author of eight novels and three short story collections. Her stories have been translated from Greek into twenty languages and have appeared in Harvard Review, PEN magazine, The Guardian, World Literature Today, Words Without Borders, Asymptote, Brooklyn Rail among others. She is a winner of the Diavazo Critics’ Award for her novel «Jantes» (1996) and the Academy of Athens Prize for her short story collection “Bright Day” (2013). The American translation of her book “I’d Like” won the International Literature Prize by NEA in the US (2008) and the Liberis Liber Prize of the Independent Catalan Publishers (2012). Her novels “Why I killed my best friend” and “God’s Wife” were both short-listed for the National Translation Award in the US. She currently lives in Athens, Greece where she teaches creative writing.