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Greek-Australian Author Christos Tsiolkas Among Finalists for Literature Prize

Greek-Australian author Christos Tsiolkas - famous for his book The Slap, which was adapted as a TV series in Australia, as well as in the United States- is a finalist in the Melbourne Prize for Literature 2015 and Awards. Launched...

The Greek Family on American Television: ‘The Slap’

"The Slap" miniseries premiered on NBC this past Thursday night, and though there are no Greek actors in the mix, the show revolves around the lives of the Apostolou family and their friends. The way "The Slap" portrays the interactions of a...

Tsiolkas’ Novel Barracuda Out Nov.1

The long awaited new novel by award-winning Greek-Australian author, Christos Tsiolkas, entitled Barracuda, will be presented during a special event in Melbourne, Australia, on October 23. In Barracuda, we follow the story of a young swimmer, Danny Kelly, with the...

Two Greeks Named Writers in Residence

Two Greeks from the Diaspora, author Christos Tsiolkas and director and screenwriter Ana Kokkinos were chosen this year by the RMIT University to share their knowledge with future authors, whose main reference is their Greek origin, in the context...

Tsiolkas’ Book Taps Aussie Swim Culture

The new book written by Greek author Christos Tsiolkas is expected to be published in October, his fifth, and five years after his previous novel The Slap. The main character is an Australian swimmer who made ​​many sacrifices to become...

A Greek-Australian Family’s Slap Up for Emmy

The Slap, an eight-part television series based on a novel by Greek-Australian author Christos Tsiolkas and screened on the Australian channel ABC1, has been nominated for an Emmy award in the United States. The presentation of the winners will...

Strong Greek Presence at 2012 AACTA Awards

'The Slap' series, based on the book of Greek-Australian writer Christos Tsiolkas, won the Best Screenplay In Television award during the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards that were held on Tuesday night. Moreover, Alex Dimitriades won the...

TV Series ‘The Slap’ Receives Rave Reviews

TV critics believe that the adaptation of the book 'The Slap' written by Greek-origin Christos Tsiolkas into a TV series constitutes a masterpiece. The first episode of the series (they are going to be 8 episodes in total) came...

“The Slap” Premieres October 6th

A new TV series, The Slap, goes to air on ABC TV on October 6. Itʼs based on Christos Tsiolkas bestselling novel of the same name about what happens when a group of friends attend a barbeque and...