To request information from astragreece inc. or to be included in the mailing list for occasional electronic “postcard” updates, please send your e-mail address to

telephone: 303.321.5403

U.S. Postal Service:
Thordis Niela Simonsen
astragreece inc.
P.O. Box 460681
Denver, CO 80246

Because Thordis’ spring and fall trips take her to remote locations where internet service may be interrupted or unavailable, please allow 7-10 days for her response. Kindly include your telephone and/or fax number in your inquiry and indicate where you are writing from. To facilitate communication across numerous time zones, please provide both daytime and evening phone numbers.

Thank you for contacting astragreece inc.

Thordis Simonsen’s books—Dancing Girl: Themes and Improvisations in a Greek Village Setting and You May Plow Here: The Narrative of Sara Brooks, are available from your local bookstore and your public library.

Autographed copies of Dances in Two Worlds: A Writer-Artist’s Backstory and Dancing Girl are available direct from the publisher at astragreece inc.

visual art
Both original works and superior quality giclée reproduction prints are available for purchase. Please contact Thordis Simonsen at astragreece inc. for availability and pricing.

Thordis Simonsen is available to speak at a range of venues including museums, associations, corporations, women’s organizations, libraries, colleges, universities, secondary schools, Hellenic organizations, bookstores and travel stores, and book clubs. Thordis would also be delighted to provide entertainment related to Greece or the writer-artist at the salon you host.

For more information about content, prices, and availability, or to book one of Thordis’ presentations or symposia, please contact her at astragreece inc.

astra writing in greece

For more information about this program for women writers who like to travel, please contact Thordis Simonsen by e-mail. To apply for Astra Writing in Greece, download the application form and email completed form to program director Thordis Simonsen at

Please do not book any flights until you have been notified that your reservation/deposit has been accepted.

excursions & sojourns in greece
Please contact owner-operator Thordis Simonsen to determine which itinerary dovetails with your interests, your schedule, and the activity level most suitable for you. Thordis is also available to design custom itineraries for independent travelers.

Please do not book any flights until you have been notified that your reservation/deposit has been accepted.


Dances in Two Worlds: a found-object sculpture by Michael Mrowka

Grafport, Inc. and Zullo Design: web design and implementation; graphic design

Studio SML | k: book arts and graphic design

CITYFRAMES, Joseph Amram: picture framing and art installation

Art Student's League of Denver: classes, workshops, events, exhibitions

Open Press, Mark Lunning: master printmaker, teacher, print gallery

Mira's List: grants, fellowships, and residencies for artists, writers, composers, media artists

Gypsy Wolf Marketing, Bonnie Clark: creative marketing strategies

AROHO: a foundation/retreat for serious women writers

genuine encounters in travel and the arts