Constance Dima(Konstantina Karadimou) was born in the area of Grammos in Kastoria, Greece. She studied tourism management, French and Bulgarian Philology and completed post graduate studies in French languagetutoring. She has lived and worked as a guide, translator, interpreter and educatorof secondary and higher educationin former Czechoslovakia – today’s Czech Republic-, France, Bulgaria, Greece and Belgium. In summer of 2009 she returned permanently to Greece and settled on the island of Crete.

Constance Dima has published four poetry collections (one in two languages: Greek – French and another in four: French – Greek – Czech – Bulgarian; also published as an e-book), a testimonial novel in French and in Greek, an essay in French, a novel in French and in Greek and many translations. Poems of Constance Dima have also been translated in English, Spanish, Italian and Russian.

Constance Dima has been honoured with a comparative linguistics award (1979)and a poetry award(1999).