|Died||7 February 2013 (aged 65)
poetry prize of Athens Academy
Niki Marangou (1948 – 7 February 2013) was an award winning Greek Cypriot author and artist.
Early life and education
After graduation, Marangou worked as a dramaturge at the Cyprus Theatre Organisation. She also ran a bookshop in Nicosia. She was the author of books of prose, poetry and children’s fairy tales. She was also a painter and had seven solo exhibitions. Her first solo exhibition was in 1975. She was a member of the Hellenic Authors Society and the Cyprus Writers Association.
Some of her books were translated into German.
Marangou received different awards. In 1998, she was awarded the Cavafy prize for poetry in Alexandria. In 2006, she was awarded the poetry prize of the Athens Academy for her book Divan. In 2007 her novel The Demon of Lust was described as one of the ten best Greek short story books by literature magazine Diavaso Rewards. She was given the Konstantin-Kavafis Prize for Poetry in 2008.
Niki Marangou: Von Famagusta nach Wien. Die Geschichte eines Arztes aus Zypern, übers. a. d. Griechischen v. Martin Scharnhorst, 120 S., ISBN 978-3-902585-08-0, Klagenfurt, Kitab, 2008
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