THODORIS PAPATHEODOROU was born in Dikaia, Evros, and lives in Athens. He has published eleven novels for adults, one short story for young readers and two books for school children, while he has contributed to two short story collections. He also writes plays and film scripts. His novel THE SEVEN HEAVENS OF HAPPINESS received the Contemporary Greek Novel Award, while THE STARFLOWER OF BOSPORUS received the Best Commemoration Work Award 2003-2004 in the context of the 20th Pan-Hellenic Syposium of Poetry and Prose. His novel THE DAUGHTERS OF OBLIVION was nominated for the Readers’ Award - EKEVI [National Book Centre of Greece] in 2010.