Sophia Argyris was born in Belgium to an English and Greek family. She grew up in Brussels until the age of nine, and then in the North of Scotland. She currently lives near Oxford, where she writes, and teaches yoga and meditation. Her work has been published widely in magazines and anthologies. Her short collection How Do the Parakeets Stay Green? won the Geoff Stevens Memorial Prize and was published in 2014 by Indigo Dreams.