Maria Patakia was born in Athens. She studied Law at the University of Athens and European Law at the University Paris 2. She has worked as a Legal Advisor to the European Commission and a secretary of the Cultural Association KYKLOS in Brussels, and…

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Eleni Papalampropoulou was born in 1980 in Athens. Her poems have been published in literary magazines and anthologies. Her first poetry collection titled Διάφανο Καταφύγι&omic…

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Considered one of the most important writers of modern Greek literature, Maro Douka belongs to the so-called generation of the 1970s, a literary term referring to Greek authors who began publishing their work during the 1970s.

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In times of pandemic, poetry must find imaginative and creative ways to be heard. Organized by the literary organization Poets’ Circle, the 7th Athens World Poetry Festival (27-30 September) aims once again to transform the city of Athens into…

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Antonis Fostieris was born in Athens in 1953. He studied Law in Athens and History of Law in Paris.  Since 1971 until today he has published ten collections of poetry, a complete edition of his collections and two albums with poetry and painting…

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Haris Psarras has published five poetry books. Translations of his poems have appeared in anthologies and periodicals in Europe and North America. He has also contributed poems, short stories, and essays to journals and edited volumes. He studied law…

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Dido Sotiriou’s novel Farewell Anatolia is one of the most famous books about the Greek population of Asia Minor, chronicling the last years before their final exodus and arrival in Greece as refugees.

It was first published in Athens in 1962 a…

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Elena Penga is one of Greece’s most dynamic and most produced playwrights.  She also writes fiction and directs for the stage. In 2012, she received the prestigious Ourani award of the Greek Academy of Letters for her book of prose poems T…

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Iana Boukova is a Bulgarian poet and writer. Born in Sofia in 1968, she has a degree in Classics from Sofia University. She is the author of three poetry books, two short story collections, and a novel. Her poetry and prose have been translated into…

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'That summer we bought big straw hats. Maria's had cherries around the rim, Infanta's had forget-me-nots, and mine had poppies as red as fire. When we lay in the hayfield wearing them, the sky, the wildflowers, and the three of us all melted into one…

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