Phaedon Tamvakakis born in Alexandria lives and works in Athens. Ηolds a BΑ in Economics and English Literature. He is member of the Hellenic Authors Society. He is the writer of several works of fiction (4 novels, 3 novelettes, 2 collections of short stories), and the author of three award winning novels “The Castaways of the Pasiphae” in 1997, the “Restoration” in 2015 and “The Last Royal Mailship” in 2022.

He has also numerous translations of literary works.


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“Eumorfia”, Hestia 1982
“The Landscapes of Philomela”, Hestia 1988
“The Last Resort”, Hestia 1991
“The Castaways of the Pasiphae”, Hestia 1997
“Empty hotels”, Hestia 2005
“Arbitrary arrangement”, Ekati 2013
“Restoration”, Hestia 2015
“The 7th Story / Sesath's Secret”, Hestia, 2019
“The Last Royal Mailship”, Hestia 2021


Francis Scott Fitzgerald, The Pat Hobby Stories, Odos Panos 1985
Zelda Fitzgerald, Save Me the Waltz, Odos Panos 1986
John Fowles, The Collector, Hestia 1988
B. Traven, Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Patakis 1989
John Fowles, Ebony Tower, Hestia 1991
John Fowles, The Magus, Hestia 1997
Iceberg Slim, Pimp: The Story of My Life, Kedros 2000
John Fowles, The French Lieutenant's Woman, Hestia 2004
John Fowles, A Maggot, Hestia 2009


The Author’s Exile: An Interview, an interview of John Fowles with Ph. Tamvakakis, Hestia 1989

Alexandria, A city in literature, (επιμέλεια), Metaixmio 2003



Tatoiou 21, Kifissia, Τ.Κ. 14561

Date of birth:  1960
Birth place:  Alexandria

“The Castaways of the Pasiphae”, Diavazo literary journal prize for best novel in 1997
“Restoration”, Academy of Athens, Petros Harris Award, 2015
“The Last Royal Mailship”, Best Prose Award for 2022 by the literary magazine Klepsydra
“The Last Royal Mailship”, Nikos Themelis Award for 2022 by the literary magazine Anagnostis