Makis Tsitas was born in Yiannitsa in 1971.
He studied journalism in Thessaloniki and has worked in the radio industry. He has published a collection of short stories, Patty from Petroula, (Kastaniotis, 1996) and fifteen books for children. His short stories have been translated into German, Spanish, English, Hebrew, Swedish and Finnish. God Is My Witness, (Kichli Publishing, 2013) is his first novel. He lives in Athens and is the director of literary and cultural journal, diastixo.gr.