Auguste Corteau (Greek: Αύγουστος Κορτώ) is the pen name of the Greek author Petros Hadjopoulos (Πέτρος Χατζόπουλος). He was born in Thessaloniki, in 1979.
In addition to the fourteen novels, novellas and short stories collections he has published over the years, he has also worked extensively as a translator, and has translated into Greek numerous works by masters of prose such as Nabokov, Banville, Updike, Annie Proulx and Cormac McCarthy. Highly active in social networking, he has often been described as controversial.
His latest novel, The Book of Katherine, a biography of his mother's lifelong struggle with bipolar disorder, became a national bestseller.