Michalis Manolios was born in 1970. He’s supposed to be a mechanical engineer and is having a good time with his family in Athens, Greece. His first science fiction novel, Ageniti Adelphi (Unborn Siblings) was published in 2014 by Kleidarithmos. He has also published two collections of short stories, Sarkino Frouto (Fleshy Fruit, Triton, 1999) and …kai to teras ( …and the beast, Triton, 2009), from which the short story “Aethra” won the 2010 Aeon Award. His short stories have been published in magazines and anthologies in Greece, Italy, and Ireland, including the Greek edition of Asimov’s Science Fiction. “The Quantum Mommy” (original Greek title: “Armelina II”) was first published in Greek in the comics and science fiction magazine 9 in 2005 and later in the short stories collection …kai to teras (Triton, 2009).