Dimitris Gkioulos (1984) studied math, translation and European civilization. He currently works as a translator and copywriter. Urban Misfortunes (Thines, 2020) is his fifth book and his first personal poetry book. His poems have been published…

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Mania Meziti was born in 1965 in Athens. She studied nursing at the University of West Attica, literature at The Open University UK (BA, Honours Degree in Literature), and translation from English into Greek at European Center for the Translation of…

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Νominated for the European Prize for Literature 2022, General Symptoms by Takis Kampylis is a novella about the dystopia we are faced with due to the pandemic – although the virus is not specifically named – and as a result of the econ…

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Αlthough not often discussed in the English-speaking world, Tasos Leivaditis is one of the greats amongst the postwar generation of Greek writers.

He was born in Athens in 1922. In 1940 he enrolled in the Law School of the University of Athens…

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Κhaled Raouf was born in Alexandria, Egypt. He studied theatre, history and archaeology at the University of Athens and followed theatrical studied both in Greece and the USA. He studied Greek language and literary translation at the University…

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Barbara Roussou is a Faculty Member of the Department of Theory and History of Art at the Athens School of Fine Arts. She holds a PhD in Modern Greek Language and Literature (University of Athens) and a PhD in Theory and History of Art (ASFA). Her re…

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Maria Papadima is a translator and translation theorist, a professor at the Department of French Language and Literature at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She studied French Language, Comparative Literature and Translation i…

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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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