Ioanna Frangia was born in Peireus and lives in Athens. She worked as a tourist guide and also as a clinical psychologist. Because of her first career she travelled all over Greece and studied in depth the historical path of ancient Greek civilization from the prehistoric times to today. She studied psychology in Grenoble, France and worked for the National Energy Company ∆EH specializing in seminars for the human relations department and professional guidance of the personnel. She also worked in the Psychiatry Department of the same company where she dealt with pertaining issues. The last years of her professional life she worked in the family run bookstore when she started writing her first novel “Idolaters” which was published by the Kastaniotis Publishing Company in its Greek version with the title “Poseidon’s Tailor” in 2009; soon after she wrote the book “2012-The End of the Insult”. Her other interests include painting, photography and theater. She has written a drama with the title “The Border.” The “Idolaters” is her first book outside Greece.
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About the Author
Manolis was born in the small village Kolibari west of Chania on the Greek island of Crete in 1947. At a young age his family moved first to Thessaloniki and then to Athens where he was educated, achieving a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science at Panteion Supreme School of Athens. He served in the armed forces for two years, and emigrated to Vancouver in 1973, where he worked in several different jobs over the years.
He attended Simon Fraser University for a year, taking English Literature in a non-degree program. He has written three novels, a large number of collections of poetry, which are slowly appearing as published works, various articles and short stories in Greek as well as in English. After working as an iron worker, train labourer, taxi driver, and stock broker, he now lives in White Rock where he spends his time writing, gardening, and traveling.
Towards the end of 2006 he founded Libros Libertad, an unorthodox and independent publishing company in Surrey, BC, with the goal of publishing literary books.