About Christos Asteriou

Christos Asteriou is the author of highly acclaimed novels and short-story collections, and numerous other fiction and nonfiction works. Born in Athens in 1971, he is part of a generation of writers known for playful experimentation with genre and complex engagement with the sociopolitical repercussions of globalization. He was Head of the German Department at the European Center for Literary Translation and received the 2013 literature fellowship from the Berlin Academy of Arts. His short stories recently appeared in English translation: “The Black Box” (InTranslation, September 2014) and “The Space Between” (Asymptote blog, October 2014).