Christina Linardaki was born in Athens in 1971. She is a graduate of the School of English Literature, University of Athens and she has also studied translation and interpreting at the University of Manchester – Institute of Science and Technology. She has been working as a translator since 1993. Since 2013 she is head of the Research and Publications Service of the Centre for Culture, Research and Documentation of the Bank of Greece. Since 2015 she is a postgraduate student at the “Communication and new Journalism” programme of the Open University of Athens.
She has published three books with short story and poetry translations and has contributed to two collective works, one for Odysseas Elytis (out-of-commerce) and one for John Berger (London: ZED Publications, 2016).