Koraly Dimitriadis
Email koraly.dimitriadis@gmail.com
Location Melbourne
Cultural or linguistic group Greek Cypriot
Expertise Feminism, Single parenting, Divorce, Greek culture, Cypriot culture, Cultural and religious repression, Poetry, Writing, Art
Gender Female

Koraly Dimitriadis

Poet, writer, performer

Single parenting, feminism, divorce, Greek culture, Cypriot culture, cultural and religious repression, poetry, art, writing


Koraly Dimitriadis is a Cypriot-Australian writer and performer who explores cultural and religious repression in her work. She is the author of the poetry books Just Give Me The Pills and Love and F**k Poems. She is a freelance opinion writer who has been published extensively across the Australian media, with international publications in The Independent (UK) and The Washington Post. Koraly has performed her poetry nationally and internationally. She has received travel grants from Cyprus and has toured Europe and the USA, with performances at The Bowery (New York), and She Grrrowls at The Poetry Society (London). Koraly makes films of her poems. She made her theatre debut in 2016 with her one-woman poetic play Koraly: ‘I say the wrong things all the time’. For her novel-in-progress, Divided Island, Koraly was awarded a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship in 2017, an artist residency at Chantilly Studio and a HOANI writer’s residency from Cyprus in 2018, in 2019 the UNESCO City of Literature residency (Krakow). In 2020 she was the Moreland writer-in-residence and an Associate Artist at Theatre Works. www.koralydimitriadis.com