Sofronis Sofroniou

Thinking Partner

Sofronis Sofroniou was born in Palechori, Cyprus. He studied Psychology at the University of Cyprus and Neuroscience at the City University of New York. He worked as a researcher at Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Neurology. His first novel, The Progenitors (Rodakio), received the National Award of Literature in Cyprus and the Best Newcomer Novelist Award from the Hellenic Authors’ Society (2016). The book has been translated in Turkish (Istos, Istabul, 2020). His second novel, Crude Iron, was published by Antipodes. Excerpts have been published by Princeton’s University Translation Magazine (Inventory, 2019). Translations in French (Editions Zulma)S, German and Italian are currently in process. His work explores the themes of free will, responsibility, memory and time. Sofronis was working with artist duo K&A on the project 8102.

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