Maria Archimandriti was born in 1981. She has a degree in Balkan Studies and a specialization in marketing. Her poems have been published in various newspapers and literary journals. She has participated in European poetry festivals. Her first poetry…

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Massimo Cazzulo is a classical philologist (he teaches Ancient Greek and Latin in Italy) and translator. He has translated Greek poets (including Odysseas Elytis, Yiannis Ritsos, Antonis Fostieris, Giannis Dallas) and prose writers (among which Maro…

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On April 15, 1825, the invading Ottoman armies besieged the city of Messolonghi for the third time. The defenders managed to keep the city for almost one year, yet a number of factors such as the numerically superior strength…

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The Greek War of Independence inspired many to take up arms and join the struggle. It also captured the hearts and minds of artists and writers at that time and continues to inspire them to the present day. Surprisingly, French author Jules Verne, kn…

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Dimitra Aggelou (Athens, 1984) studied biology at the University of Athens. She has published the following poetry collections:  Στάζουν Μεσάνυχτα [Dripping Midnight] (M…

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Dimitra Kotoula was born in Komotini, Northern Greece in 1974 and grew up in Xanthi. She is an archaeologist/art historian. She is the author of two poetry collections: Three Notes for a Melody (Nefeli Publications, 2004) and The Constant Narrative&n…

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Thanos Gogos was born in Larissa in 1985. He is the founder of Thraka publishing house and literary magazine, and co-founder and director of the Thessalian Poetry Festival. He has published 3 poetry collections: Frontier Playground (Farfulas, 20…

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Petros Tatsopoulos is an acclaimed Greek writer. He was born in Rethymno, Crete, in December 1959. He grew up in Athens. He studied economics and political science. He worked as a trainee social worker, co-screenwriter for A foolish love (1981) by Ge…

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