Koraly Dimitriadis

koraly dimitriadis.jpg Koraly Dimitriadis is a Cypriot-Australian poet, writer, actor and performer. She is the author of the controversial Love and F**k Poems which was translated into Greek as Ποιήματα για Αγάπη και για Γαμήσι and published by ΑΣΤΑΜΑΝ in 2014 to rave reviews and debate, with European English and Greek rights sold in 2015 to Honest Publishing (UK). 

Koraly is a freelance opinion writer and has contributed to publications such as Daily LifeRendezview, SBS, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Saturday Paper, The Vocal, Junkee.com, New Matilda, ABC The Drum, Overland and MeanjinHer literary work has appeared in publications such as SoutherlyBlue Dog, [Untitled], Short and Twisted, Social Alternatives, Etchings, Unusual Works, Offset, The Green Fuse, Page 17 and others. Her writing has been broadcast on radio and has scrolled on Melbourne's Federation square wall. In 2009 Koraly was awarded a place in the Overland masterclass for her short-story 'The Recipe' which then went on to be longlisted in the FISH Prize in Ireland. In 2017 Koraly was awarded a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship for her unpublished novel which was also longlisted previously for the Hachette manuscript program. 

Koraly is a trailblazing performance poet having performed nationally and internationally at theatres and festivals. She isan actor, screen and theatre writer. She made short films of her poems which were funded by Australia Council called The Good Greek Girl Film Project. Koraly has produced an unscripted feature KORALY: I wonder if they'll make the TV show which was screened on channel 31. In late 2016 Koraly staged her debut theatre show Koraly: "I say the wrong things all the time" at La Mama Theatre. Koraly is represented by Profile Creative for her acting and screenwriting. Golvan Arts Management is her literary agent managing her publishing and literary works. See her web site at www.koralydimitriadis.com.