Educator / Writer / Publisher



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Agatha Rodi was born in Patras, Greece. She has been working as a foreign language teacher for twenty-four years. She published her picture book “A young Kimolistas” (2022) in Greek, English and French, her bilingual picture book “Amelie at Grandma’s” (2020) in two versions, in Greek-English and Greek-French. She has translated/edited short stories, anthologies, and poems LuzDelMes-U.S.A.2019&2020 and Unfettered Hearts-U.S.A, 2021. As a writer, she appeared in the Greek Anthology, for her birthplace Patras: «8 People of the City» (2019).

Being the Policy Maker of the «Kimolistes Ngo», she organizes the «Story Telling Waves» workshops which are under the auspices of the Hellenic Tourism Organization, related to the environment, Kimolian flora and fauna, and the island’s unique tradition. Her  proposals: at the BRAVO Sustainability Dialogue & Awards (2022) named the «Kimolistes Ngo» the Ambassador of Sustainable Development, in Greece; and received the 1st place in the European Union, in the field of sustainable cultural tourism  (ECTN AWARD 2021). She set up her own Publishing Company «Weaving Waves Publications» (June 2022).

She is a member of the International Organization SCBWI (Society of children’s Book Writers and Illustrators), the Circle of the Greek Children’s Book (Greek Ibby), the Cyprus Association on Books for Young People(Cypriot Ibby), the Greek-Japanese Association, and the  European Association of Creative Writing Programmes (EACWP).      

She edited the publication and illustration of twenty books as the inspirer of the creative writing initiative «Greek Children Read & Write». She represents Greece as the Ambassador of the non-profit organizations (MCBD-U.S.), (International Read To Me Day-Australia), Inclusion Matters (U.S.). She writes in the newspaper «National Herald» U.S of the Greek diaspora.