Christos Martinis (1985) was born in Athens and lives in Thessaloniki. He has published the following books: foreign light (Ypokeimeno, 2017), Eliofor Festus. A modern Greek poem (Ypokeimeno, 2019) and Fuck the Future, Six poems and a selfie (2022, P…

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Eugenia Bogianou was born in Thessaloniki and lives in Athens. She has written four short story collections and two novels. Her last short story collection, entitled These Women, was published in May 2022 by Polis editions. She writes book reviews fo…

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Iordanis Papadopoulos (born 1976) is the author of three books. His most recent book Into the WOODS is a cross-genre book published in 2022 by Ikaros. He has also published two books of poetry. He is a member of the live art group "KangarooCourt…

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Α festival of words, sounds, lyrics, music, movement, video and dance, the 8th Athens World Poetry Festival titled “Time for Poetry” opens its gates from 19 to 23 September, aiming once again to transform the city of Athens into a l…

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Land of Aeolia by Ilias Venezis is inspired by the author’s happy childhood memories from his summers spent at his grandparents’ farming estate, where he would explore the rich natural world around him, listen to the enthralling stories t…

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Sofia Siamanidou is Professor of Modern Greek Philology at the Institute of Classical, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Tbilisi State University. She is the author of five books on classical tradition in Modern Greek literature. Her most recent bo…

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The established annual appointment of book lovers, the Zappeion Book Festival, turns 50 this year and will celebrate its established journey with a record attendance of of publishing houses. The festival will open its gates on September 2 and will ru…

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Starting on September 1 and for the next four days (1-4 September), Patras World Poetry Festival, one of the biggest literary institutions, will turn the capital of Western Greece into a cultural hub, aiming to bring poetry to the national and i…

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In antiquity Sappho was regularly counted among the greatest of poets and was often referred to as "the Poetess," just as Homer was called "the Poet." Celebrated as the supreme Greek poet of love and of the personal lyric, Sappho was noted…

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