Panos Karnezis was born in Greece and came to the UK in 1992, where he worked in industry before starting to write. He is the author of four novels—The Maze (shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel Award), The Birthday Party, The Convent and The Fugitives, and a collection of stories, Little Infamies. His work is translated into several languages. His novel, We are Made of Earth, will be published by Myriad in September 2019.
His work is translated into 20 languages.