Andreas Karkavítsas (Greek: Ανδρέας Καρκαβίτσας), was a novelist and short-story writer whose subject was village life.
Karkavítsas was born in 1866 in Lechaina, Elia. He studied medicine at the University of Athens graduating in 1888. He became an army doctor. In this capacity he traveled through many villages in the provinces and became acquainted with life in the countryside.
Karkavitsas wrote in the common, demotic language of the people. His short stories tell of the life, traditions, problems and legends of the villages. He belonged to the National Language Society.
- "Διηγήματα" (Stories) - 1892
- "Η Λυγερή" (The willowy girl) - 1896
- "Ο Ζητιάνος" (The beggar) - 1897
- "Λόγια της Πλώρης. θαλασσινά Διηγήματα" (Words from the stem. Sea stories) - 1899
- "Παλιές Αγάπες (1885-1897)" (By-gone loves (1885-1897)) - 1900
- "Ο Αρχαιολόγος" (The Archaeologist) - 1904
- "Διηγήματα του Γυαλού" (Sea-side stories) - 1922
- "Διηγήματα για τα παλικάρια μας" (Stories for our young men) - 1922