Giorgos Skabardonis


Giorgos Skabardonis (born in Thessaloniki in 1953) is a novelist and journalist. He has been a key collaborator and director of several magazines and newspapers and has written screenplays for various television documentaries ("Theater in Thessaloniki 1912-1985," "Tsitsanis of Thessaloniki"). He also wrote the screenplay for the film "It's a Long Road," in collaboration with the director, Pantelis Voulgaris. In 2015, his novel "Ouzeri Tsitsanis" was adapted for the theater and then into a feature film directed by Manousos Manousakis. He has been honored with numerous awards such as the Short Story Award of the Greek State for his collection of short stories "The Narrowing of Fabric" (1993), the Short Story Award of "Diavazo" magazine for the collection of short stories "Hanging by a Flea" (2004), and the Botsis Foundation Award. His short stories have been translated into German, English, French, Dutch, Czech, Hebrew, Hungarian, and Italian. Most recently, he has published the novel "Casa Biafra" (Patakis Publications, 2019), and the graphic novel "The Famous Quartet of Piraeus" (Mikros Iros; Europe Comics in English), alongside artist Dimitris Kerasidis.

Country of origin: Greece Europe Comics Publisher: Mikros Iros (Greece)