Nikos Kazantzakis is arguably the most famous Greek novelist, and among the most translated writers from Greece. A nine-time nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature, he is especially known abroad as the author of Zorba the Greek and The Last Tempta…

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Held every year on 21 March, World Poetry Day celebrates one of humanity’s most treasured forms of cultural and linguistic expression and identity. Practiced throughout history – in every culture and on every continent – poetry spea…

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Theodoros Grigoriadis was born in 1956, in Paleohori Kavala, Northern Greece. He studied English Literature at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, taught English in state schools and co-operated with the Public Library of Serres for seven years…

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Michalis Kalamaras is a digital publishing consultant and the founder of the website eAnagnostis (“e-reader” in Greek), where since 2008 he writes on ebooks and digital publishing. Since 2013 he works in digital marketing and content deve…

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Yannis Kondos is regarded as one of the strongest and most resilient voices of the so-called generation of the 1970s, that saw Greek poets moving towards more metaphysical, personal spheres from where rapid social changes are often observed. A poet r…

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Characterized by critics as a masterpiece of post-war literature and by the author himself as “a modern Greek tragicomedy”, that “reflects and will for a long time reflect the Greek psyche”, The Third Wedding by Costas Taktsis…

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Μarigo Alexopoulou (1976) has published seven poetry collections: Faster than Light (2000), Which day is missing (2003), The Envy-meter (2006), The stars move in line (2008), The era before remedies (2012),  The Blue book (2015), Night and Da…

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Eleni Geroulanou was born in Athens, Greece. She studied Early Childhood Education at the University of Athens and subsequently specialized in Children’s Museum Education for K-8 at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human De…

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Writer, literary translator and essayist Persa Koumoutsi was born in Cairo. She returned to Greece after completing her studies at the Faculty of Arts of Cairo University. For the first few years she taught in Secondary and Higher Education, while fr…

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