ɛlɛˈana kastrojˈani

nomadic subject :

writes speculative fiction from the margins of history and the far futures of the Capitalocene.

immodest witness :

is training as a performance storyteller and hopes to mobilise oral literature to inspire radical hope and social change.

constitutive outsider :

was born in Greece, is multiply queer and has a PhD in cultural geography.



Writing has nothing to do with

meaning. It has to do with land surveying and

cartography, including the mapping

of realms yet to come.

— Gilles Deleuze & Felix Guattari, A Thousand Plateaus


Eleanna Castroianni is a writer, poet and oral storyteller from Greece. A cultural geographer by training, Eleanna tells stories from the margins of history and the far futures of the Anthropocene. Their written work has appeared in Clarkesworld, Strange Horizons, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Podcastle, The Stinging Fly and elsewhere. They live in Athens, Greece, with a growing number of string instruments.

Eleanna opines on mixed migration, environmental justice, late capitalism and gender/queer stuff among other things at @nomadological and at their blog.


Artist Statement

Press kit





Eleanna is a graduate of the Storytelling School of Athens and performs for adults and sometimes for children, sharing stories, song, and ukulele melodies. 


  • Oral storytelling
  • Audio narration
  • Teaching
  • Consulting for non-profits


  • World mythology
  • Funny folktales
  • Wisdom tales
  • Dark stories
  • Personal stories

Performs in English & Greek

Available worldwide



Get in touch

e [dot] castroianni [at] gmail [dot] com