Dimitra Kolliakou (b. 1968) grew up in Athens. She studied classics at the University of Athens (NKUA) and obtained a PhD in linguistics from the University of Edinburgh. She taught linguistics at Newcastle University (1995-2010) and lived in various…

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Aris Maragkopoulos (b. Athens, 1948) is a Greek writer, literary critic and translator. He studied History and Archaeology at the University of Athens, History of Art and Archaeology at the University of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne. He has published mo…

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Dimitrios Filippotis (1834-1919) was a prolific artist, among the first sculptors of great renown in contemporary Greece. Mainly a representative of the then-dominant Neoclassical style, he opened the path for the realist artists that followed. His w…

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Yorgos Ioannou is considered one of the most significant Greek writers of the second half of the 20th century, with his work being hailed as one of the most original in contemporary literature.

Often compared to Joyce for his attentive and uncomprom…

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Sakis Serefas was born in Thessaloniki in 1960, where he continues to live today. He studied Medieval and Modern Greek Philology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. In 2000 he was accepted to Columbia University as a Fulbright scholar, where…

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Nikolas Evantinos was born in Ierapetra, Crete, 1982. He studied History and Archeology and pursed post-graduate studies on Modern Greek Literature at the University of Crete. He has published five books of poetry. His first book Μικ&rh…

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Minos Efstathiadis is an author and playwright. He studied Law in Athens and in Hannover. His play The Meal received the prize for Original Play, was shortlisted for the Eurodram international contest in Germany and has been translated into English,…

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Thanos Gogos was born in Larissa in 1985. He is the founder of Thraka publishing house and literary magazine, and co-founder and director of the Thessalian Poetry Festival. He has published 3 poetry collections: Frontier Playground (Farfulas, 20…

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The Greek Film Archive and Exile Room present a week of documentary and beyond, dedicated to the obsessive universe of artistic creation, from September 10–16th. A selection of films (recent productions, as well as vintage gems that deign a sec…

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