Eleni Ladia was born in 1945 in Athens. She studied archaeology and theology at Athens University.
Her best-known works of fiction are Bronze Sleep, Fragmentary Relationship, Term of Office, The Groves of Persephone and Haris.
She won the State Short Story Award in 1981 for Bronze Sleep and the Athens Academy’s Ouranis award for Orography in 1999.
Hi, Lavoliki, translated by Gaga Rosi. Beograd: Orfelin, 1995. 192 pp.
Original Title: Chi o leontomorfos
Homeeriset hymnit, translated by Anna-Marja Soupios. Helsinki: Suomi-Kreikka yhdistysten liitto (Nordmanin kirjap), 1996. 69pp.
Original Title: Omirikoi imnoi
Graţia translated by Elena Lazăr. Bucureşti: Omonia, 2003. 192pp.
Original Title: Haris