Dimitris Politis was born in Athens, Greece. He spent his formative years on the Aegean island of Tinos and later studied Economics in Greece and Classics, Italian Language and Literature and European studies in Dublin. He has lived in Greece, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Italy, Luxembourg and Belgium. An author of articles and interviews on international working conditions in different languages, he has also published many short stories, in English and Greek, several of which won international literary competitions. His first novel, The Stolen Life of a Cheerful Man, was published in English in 2014. He currently lives in Brussels, Belgium from where he travels frequently to his homes in Tinos and Ireland.
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