Portrait of Koraly Dimitriadis

Koraly Dimitriadis

Koraly Dimitriadis is the author of the controversial Love and F**k Poems, an Australian poetry bestseller that has been translated into Greek with Australian Council funding, and with rights sold to UK publisher Honest Publishing. She is a freelance opinion writer and has contributed to Daily Life, Rendezview, SBS, Sydney Morning Herald, the Age, the Saturday Paper, Junkee, New Matilda, ABC's The Drum, Overland and Meanjin.

Her literary work has appeared in Southerly, Blue Dog, [Untitled], Short and Twisted, Social Alternatives, Etchings, Unusual Works, Offset, the Green Fuse and Page 17. Koraly’s writing has also been broadcast on radio and scrolled on a Federation Square wall.

She is currently working on her novel, Divided Island, for which she has received mentorship from Christos Tsiolkas. She's also a  performance poet and actor, and a writer for screen and theatre. Her poetic films The Good Greek Girl Film Project, funded by Australia Council, and her feature, KORALY: I Wonder if They'll Make the TV Show, were 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.