Pavlos Avouris was born in Athens in 1965. He co-published two punk fanzines (1984-85), and “Kontrosol sto Chaos” magazine (1986-92) with Alexis Bistikas and Dimitris Papaioannou. He was part of Ann-Martin Papazoglou's team, that introduced the ISBN system in Greece. As a sound engineer in the 1990's, he worked for SKY radio and for Edafos Dance Theater. He has published two books with poetry and short stories. Since 2002 he works as a translator/editor.