Miltos Sachtouris (1919-2015) was one of the most important representatives of the Surrealist movement in post-World War II Greek poetry. He published thirteen collections of poems: The Forgotten Woman, 1945; Ballads, 1948; With Face to the Wall, 195…

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Tonia Tzirita Zacharatou is a Greek poet based in Athens. She studied law and comparative literature. In 2020 her first poetry book, Second Youth (Δεύτερη νεότητα), won the “Thraca…

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Pelagia Fitopoulou was born and raised in Katerini and currently lives in Athens. She began her studies at the University of Athens (pedagogy), while she also studied journalism. She graduated from the Iasmos Drama School. She attended seminars…

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Rebetika is the urban popular Greek music of the poorest classes of the first half of the 20th century. As of December 2017, it is inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity created by UNESCO. Rebet…

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Maria Yiayiannou was born in Athens in 1978. She has published 12 books: novels, novellas, theatre plays, essays and children’s books. She studied Media and Communication at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Cultural Managemen…

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T.K. Papatsonis was a multifaceted writer, whose work has increasingly attracted the interest of academic and literary cycles in the last decades. He wrote poetry, essays, literary and artistic reviews, travelogues, and has translated a number of imp…

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Nikos Pratsinis studied Chemistry at the University of Athens and pursed postgraduate studies on the economy of chemical industry (Complutense University of Madrid). He studied Portuguese Language and Literature at the State University of Lisboa and…

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A new generation of female prose writers has recently been anthologized by Miel des anges Editions under the imaginative title Elles sont neuf! in an effort to present once more a literary genre – short stories – to a francophone aud…

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Manolis Anagnostakis is justly considered to be one of the most important poets to have emerged in Greece after World War II – that is, after the ‘famous’ modernist generation of Seferis, Elytis and Ritsos. A leading poet of the fir…

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Dr. Therese Sellers is an author, translator, and Modern Greek scholar. Born in Philadelphia, she studied Ancient Greek at Germantown Friends School and Harvard College. While at Harvard, she also took classes in Modern Greek language and poetry. She…

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