Andri Antoniou was born in Cyprus in 1980. She graduated from the Department of Primary Education of the University of Cyprus and is currently working as a teacher. Her first middle-grade novel was published in 2012 under the title Beladomagnitis (Trouble magnet) and received the National Prize Award for Literature for Older Children and Teenagers for 2012. Her second middle-grade novel was published in 2013 under the title Penelope and was included in the shortlist for the National Prize Award for Literature for 2013. Her third-middle grade novel under the title Kardia pano se rodes (Heart on wheels) was published in October 2016. All three books were published by Psichogios Publications. She has been awarded three times in a prestigious children’s literature competition organized by the Women’s Literary Team of Greece.