Eftychia Giannaki is the author of the Trilogy of Athens, a crime fiction series set in the Athens today featuring a homicide detective Haris Kokkinos.

The first book in the Trilogy, “On the Back Seat” (Ikaros Publishing, 2016) won the PUBLIC prize for Best Greek Novel of 2017.

The second book, “Halcyon Days” (Ikaros Publishing, 2017) was shortlisted for the PUBLIC prize for Best Greek Novel of 2018 and the literary magazine KLEPSYDRA.

The third book, “City under the light” (Ikaros Publishing, 2018) has just been published.

She has also written another novel, “Hardcore” (Oceanida Publishing, 2000), under a pseudonym, which has been made into a film (Hardcore – The Movie, 2004).

Two of her plays have been staged in the Greek theatre.

The mammals” was one of the best three plays of Young Play Writers Lab of Michael Cacoyannis Foundation and was published and translated in English (Scriptwriters Guild of Greece, 2017).

She currently lives in Athens working as a systems analyst and a social media expert.


You may find out more about her on Linkedin


Interviews in English

– Letter from Athens: a short interview in English

– Electra magazine: Authors and the city