Dina Amanatides Dina Amanatides i(A35891 works by) (a.k.a. Ntina Amanatidou; Dina Amanatidou; Dinas Amanatidou; Ntinas Amanatidou)
Born: Established: 1937 Meligalas,
Western Europe, Europe,
Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1958
Heritage: Greek
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Dina Amanatides was born in Meligalas in the Messinia region, Greece. In 1951 she went from Messinia to Athens, finishing the Fifth High School for Girls. From 1958 she published her work in Greek-Australian newspapers and journals and contributed literary programs on Radio 3ZZ and Radio 3EA from 1974. Amanatides has been Vice President of the Greek-Australian Cultural League and a member of the Multicultural Writers Association of Victoria, the Migrant Women Writers Group, the Society of Women Writers, (Victorian Branch) and the Greek Women's Cultural Association.

Most Referenced Works


  • Amanatides has also published several books of epigrams in Greek.
  • Author publishes in these languages: ENGLISH; GREEK

Personal Awards

1983 second Greek Australian Cultural League of Melbourne Short Story Competition Title 'Lathe', In English 'Flaws'
1977 first and second honorary mention Greek Orthodox Community Short Story Competition Title 'Pouhnidia tes Zoes', In English 'Games of life', Title: 'Petrina Somata', In English 'Stone Bodies'
1961 first honorary mention Greek Orthodox Community Short Story Competition Title 'Hristougenniatikes Thymeses', In English 'Christmas Memories'
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