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Maria Christodoulou

Maria Christodoulou is from Famagusta and lives in Larnaca. She studied pedagogy at the Cyprus Pedagogical Academy and at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Following that, preceded with her postgraduate studies at the University of Reading, UK, where she majored in organization, planning and management of education. She currently works as an assistant principal of Primary Education. She is engaged in poetry, prose, dancing and painting as well as in actions which aim to promote mental health and contribute to the overall well-being of young people. Her poems and short stories were included in literary magazines and anthologies in Cyprus and abroad. Currently, she has her first poetry collection forthcoming and it’s named “Hand gestures in the light”, which was in the shortlist of the Thraka award of 2023. She is a member of the Organizing Committee of the Larnaca’s World Poetry Festival and the Cultural Movement of Larnaca.