About Me

Iro Nikopoulou  was  born in Athens and is a creative artist and writer. She has studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts, and she has done many exhibitions  in Greece and abroad.  Her works can be found in private and public collections (Collection of the Hellenic Parliament, Mouseum Vores etc). Her most recent personal exhibition took place at the "Peritehnon" Art Gallery (Athens, 2017).  
From 1993 to 1997 she organized cultural events at the women’s prison in Korydallos, where she also gave art lessons. 
Since  1986 she  has  published ten books  of  poetry and prose. She is cooperating with  newspapers  and literary magazines. She has also worked as an illustrator for several literary journals and publications. 

She has participated in many international poetry festivals: at the 7th International Izmir Festival in Turkey (2008), the 1st Balkan Festival in Thessaloniki (2013), the  1st International  Festival of Athens  (2013) and 52nd Goranova Festival in Croatia (2015), Athens (2018 & 2019), etc.

In 2019 the literary magazine "Sisyfos" vol. 17 made a tribute to her literary work.

Her works have been translated into English, Spanish, Russian and other European langua­ges.


An anthology of her poems entitled Aceptiones de la Miranda, translated by Jose Antonio Moreno Jurado (2019, El Arbol de la Luz, Sevilla) is published in Spanish.

Since 2003 she publishes prose and deals particularly with the short story, and since 2010 is co-managing with poet John Patilis a blog for the flash fiction  “Bonzai Stories”, with whom they created the “Bonzai Anthology  '14”
As if  in a Mirror (novel, 2003)   
Mushroom Omelette (short stories, 2007) 
In  Greek: Riddle,  (short stories, 2013)   
Safe city (short stories, 2015)
Iro Nikolopoulou and other guild stories, (short stories, 2019) 
Myth of the Wayfarer (1986), 
Expressions of the winter (1993), 
The Wind's (1999), 
Don't  Look for Me Here (2009).
The before and after the hyphen (2018)
She is a member of  Chamber of Fine Art of Greece, Hellenic Author’s Society and member of  Poets Circle.
e-mail: ironet@otenet.gr

To  enjoy parts of her works: Short Stories, Poems, Critics of her Art work,  please click  Translations