Nana Isaia studied painting at the Free School of Fine Arts from 1958 to 1962. She took part in six Panhellenic Painting Exhibitions between 1960 and 1975, and in 1974 had her first personal exhibition at Gallery Ora, Athens. After studying administration in London, Isaia worked as personal assistant to former President Constantine Caramanlis. During 1988-1989 and 1992-1994 she worked as broadcaster for Radio One of Greece. In 1981 she was awarded for her poetic collection entitled Morphe (Form). She was a member of the Greek Pen Club and Authors Committee. She published her poetry and essays in numerous Greek and foreign magazines. From 1997 onwards she published several critics in the 'Vema' newspaper of Athens. She has represented Greece in the Fourth European Poetry Festival in Louvain, Belgium, and in the Annual Poets Conference at the Portuguese Pen Club, Lisbon. Nana Isaia died of cancer on 22 January 2003.