Alexis Stamatis is a well known Greek novelist and poet born in Athens, Greece. He studied Architecture at the National Technical University of Athens and took postgraduate degrees in Architecture and Cinematography in London. He has published ten novels. His second novel, Bar Flaubert, a critically acclaimed best seller in Greece, has been published in UK, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Serbia. Alexis adapted Bar Flaubert to a screenplay with the director Vassilis Douvlis.
Alexis Stamatis has also published six books of poetry. His second book, The Architecture of Interior Spaces, was awarded the Nikiforos Vrettakos Prize in 1994.