Meet Kalliopi


Meet Kalliopi

Kalliopi Megali is the pen name of Kalliope Dontas, a Greek-American author, patent holder and entrepreneur. She is the Founder and President of Alpha Muse Inc., a New York City based Management & Intellectual Property Consulting firm. This is a surprising profile for a creative personality, but it is her unique and rich background that fuels her creativity and the depth of her work.

Kalliope sees her writing and business work as extensions of the same creative spirit. She holds a United States Patent in wound care and is patent-pending on the formula for the Evil Eye Insect Repellent. She supports charities that help children, animals, and the disabled. She admits her guilty pleasures are Reality TV, eating ice cream from the carton and a late-night slice of pizza. To know more about Kalliope and her life, look to the page. Pick up her novels and see the stories come to life before your eyes.


Evil Eye Book Series

Readers find that the characters in a Kalliopi Megali story are three dimensional with complex layers. The personalities are bigger than the page and the stories have all the nuance and complexity of real life. This is how she likes it. She wants her stories full of characters that are real and relatable. She believes no person is just one thing. Everyone has different sides. The virtues and the flaws build characters and stories worth reading – the good, the bad, and the ugly. And a Kalliopi Megali novel is well worth the read. Currently, Kalliopi Megali is working on the sequel to her debut book.

Insect Repellent

This insect repellent was developed by Ms. Dontas in the summer of 2017 when she was heading for a month-long vacation overseas. Frustrated by the current products on the market, Kalliope researched to create a better solution. Initially, the formula was created to repel only mosquitos. Turns out, this all-natural repellent and its blend of 18 essential oils and astringent base repels so much more. This unique blend is patent pending and currently sold online on this website.