Antonis Georgiou was born in Limassol, Cyprus, in 1969. He studied law in Moscow and works as a lawyer. He is a member of the editing committee of the literary magazine Anef. He was also in the editing team of the Theatre Diaries, a series of publications that illustrate the history of theatre in Cyprus. He is currently a postgraduate student of theatrical studies at the Open University of Cyprus. In 2006, he published a book of poetry, Πανσέληνος παρά μία (Full Moon Minus One), and a book of short stories, Γλυκιά bloody life (Sweet Bloody Life), which was awarded the State Prize for Short Stories. He has also contributed to several short story collections. Georgiou also writes plays, some of which have been performed by different theatre groups in Cyprus. His play My Beloved Washing Machine won the Theatre Prize of the Cyprus Theatre Organization and was included in its repertory. Antonis Georgiou is also the writer of the plays The Disease, 2009; Our Garden, 2011; La Belote, 2014; and I Was Lysistrata, 2016. His book An Album of Stories, published in 2014, was awarded the Cyprus State Prize for a Novel. It is being adapted and presented on stage in 2016.