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ABATZOPOULOU, FRAGISKI

ABATZOPOULOU, FRAGISKI

CURRICULUM VITAE Fragiski Ampatzopoulou is a founding member of the Writers’ Association.Her long and innovative contribution has paved the way for new research fields in the area of letters. She was born in Athens in 1944. She studied History and Literature in Athens and Paris-Sorbonne. Having More
Abulashvili, Medea (Meka)

Abulashvili, Medea (Meka)

Academic Studies Diploma of the Doctor of Philology # 004856 Decree #10 Faculty of the Humanities of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University - 30.06.2005 Tbilisi State University, Specialty: Georgian language and literature/Greek Language and Literature Diploma: AH # 01025 - 1993-1998 Professional More
ADALOGLOU, KYRIAKI-KOULA

ADALOGLOU, KYRIAKI-KOULA

Kyriaki-Koula Adaloglou studied Modern Greek Language and Literature at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She obtained an MSc in Applied Linguistics from the University of Edinburgh and a PhD in Language Teaching from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She was a member More
ADONIADIS, ANDREAS

ADONIADIS, ANDREAS

Higher Education: Accredited Training: Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film, Munich, Germany, Thomson Foundation Television College, TV Direction Seminars, Glasgow, UK. Working experience: Television Director and Producer at RIK-Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (theatre, documentaries, More
ADONIS

ADONIS

He led a modernist revolution in the second half of the 20th century, "exerting a seismic influence" on Arabic poetry comparable to T.S.Elliot's in the anglophone world. Adonis's publications include twenty volumes of poetry and thirteen of criticism. His dozen books of More
AFENTOULIDOU, ANNA

AFENTOULIDOU, ANNA

Anna Afentoulidou is a philologist. She is a holder of a Master's Degree in Creative Writing (postgraduate studies in Surrealism and in Cypriot literature). She is a poet (Short List of State Poetry Award 2014 of the Ministry of Culture) and a literary critic. She is the author of 6 books and participated More
AKRIVOS, KOSTAS

AKRIVOS, KOSTAS

Kostas Akrivos was born in 1958. He worked as a teacher in secondary education. A highly acclaimed author, he has published more than 15 novels, short stories and anthologies. His novels have been translated into Italian, Dutch, Polish and German.               More
ALAVERA, ROULA

ALAVERA, ROULA

Roula Alavera was born and educated in Thessaloniki. She writes poetry, prose and essays. She has collaborated with various newspapers. Her poems have been published in various magazines and have been translated in German, Italian, Serbian, French, Bulgarian, Rumanian and Albanian.  Various More
ALEXOPOULOU, MARIGO

ALEXOPOULOU, MARIGO

Marigo Alexopoulou has published seven poetry collections: Faster than Light (2000), Which day is missing (2003), The Envy-meter (2006), The stars move in line (2008), The era before remedies (2012),  The Blue book (2015), Day and Night (2020), More
AMANATIDIS, VASSILIS

AMANATIDIS, VASSILIS

He studied Archaeology and Art History in Thessaloniki. He has published seven collections of poetry (Dormitory: Nine nocturnal parables, House of ice, Thirtythree, Summer indoors, 4-D: Four-Dimensional Poems, 7: poetry for video games, μ_otherpoem: mono-logue) and two collections of short-stories More
AVEROFF TATIANA

AVEROFF TATIANA

Studied Philosophy and Psychology at Deree College, Athens (BA) before taking a degree in Social Psychology (MSc) at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Worked in the private education sector as an educational psychologist, 1978-1994, writing two books on cooperative learning during More
BAKONIKA, ALEXANDRA

BAKONIKA, ALEXANDRA

Alexandra Bakonika was born in Thessaloniki, where she resides, She has studied medicine. She has published 10 selections of poetry. Poems and reviews of hers have been published in well-known literary periodicals. Her work was presented at the Symposium for modern Greek Literature in More
BOUKALAS, PANTELIS

BOUKALAS, PANTELIS

Pandelis Boukalas (1957) is a writer, translator and journalist. He has published eight books of poetry, one volume of books reviews and two volumes of his by-line articles in Kathimerini. He has translated Aeschylus, Euripides, Aristophanes, Theocritus, as well as funerary inscriptions, More
BRATSOU, ANGELA

BRATSOU, ANGELA

Motto: "For me, translating is a joy and a blessing. Each new book represents a new journey across cultures. I try to share this joy of mine with the reader of the language I translate into. This process makes me both a better translator and a better person, because I translate for the beauty I More
CHRISTODOULOU DEMETRA

CHRISTODOULOU DEMETRA

Demetra Christodoulou was born in Athens in 1953. She studied Law and Literature. She has published 15 books of poetry, one of prose and an anthology of translated ancient Greek lyric poetry.  Her poetry has been translated into various languages. More
DALAKOURA, VERONIKI

DALAKOURA, VERONIKI

Born in Athens in 1952, Veroniki Dalakoura is considered one of the leading poets of her generation. Her writing shows the influence of surrealism and her books often combine verse poems, prose poems, hybrid forms, and longer narratives in provocative ways. Besides the volumes of poetry from which More
DECASTRO, MARISA

DECASTRO, MARISA

Marisa De Castro has taught in the private sector History and Literature to primary school children. She has written several children’s books on History and Art and has translated children’s and adult fiction. Since 1998 she has written critical articles on children and adolescent books for More
DELIGIORGI, ALEXANDRA

DELIGIORGI, ALEXANDRA

(ww.deligiorgi.blogspot.com/http://philosopheinauth.gr adeli, www.users.auth)) Alexandra Deligiorgi has been elected unanimously full Professor of Philosophy οf Social Sciences of the Department of Philosophy and Pedagogics of the Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in 2002, where More
DIMOU, NIKOS

DIMOU, NIKOS

Born 1935, Athens, Greece. Graduated from Athens College, (a Greek-American school) 1954. Parallel studies in Athens of French language and literature. 1954-1960 studied Philosophy (major), Psychology and English Literature (minors), in Munich, Germany (Munich University). Published his doctor's More
DOUKA, MARO

DOUKA, MARO

She has lived in Athens since 1966. She studied history and archaeology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She is a founding member of the Hellenic Authors’ Society. Her work (short stories and novels) has been translated into many European languages. More
DOUKAS, YIANNIS

DOUKAS, YIANNIS

He studied Greek Philology and Classics in Athens and Digital Humanities at King’s College London. He earned his Ph.D. in Classics from NUI Galway, working on intertextuality in Late Greek Epic and its digital representation. Some of his poems have been included in anthologies and translated into More
Dracodaidis Philip

Dracodaidis Philip

Philip Dracodaidis (1940) is a Greek novelist, short stories writer, essayist and translator from french and spanish. His father, fighting the Nazis, has been executed by the retreating German Army, when Philip was 4 years old. He studied Economics, History and holds a Ph.D on Comparative Litterature. He More
FRANGOPOULOS, MILTOS

FRANGOPOULOS, MILTOS

Education Bachelor of Arts (BA Aesthetics, History, French), London, 1974 Master of Philosophy (M.Phil Art History and Theory), Essex, 1988 Current Position Director of Studies, Vakalo Art and Design College, Athens, Greece Visiting Research Fellow University of Derby, UK Professional Career Teacher, More
GALANAKI, RHEA

GALANAKI, RHEA

Rhea Galanaki was born in Herakleion, Crete and has studied History and Archeology in the University of Athens. She lives in Athens.   Important critical articles and essays on Rhea Galanaki ’s works, or interviews, have been published not only in the most significant Greek newspapers More
GLYNIADAKIS, KRYSTALLI

GLYNIADAKIS, KRYSTALLI

Krystalli was born in Athens in 1979. She holds a BSc in Philosophy and an MSc in Political Theory from the London School of Economics & Political Science, an MA in Philosophy of Religion from King’s College London, and in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia, and a PhD in Media More
GONIS, THODORIS

GONIS, THODORIS

Thodoris Gkonis works in theatre. He writes novels, poems and lyrics for songs. He anthologies and adapts literary texts, travelogues and testimonies which he also directs in theatre. At this period of time he is artistic director in Municipal and Regional Theatre of Kavala and in Philippi Festival.   More
GOTIS, GIORGOS

GOTIS, GIORGOS

Giorgos Gotis was born in Andravida, Greece in 1956. He studied Dentistry. He has published eight poetic collections: “ At early dawn” (1988), “Natural History” (1991),”Hidden Image”(1999), “Chronography”(2007), “Without map”(2011) , “Elementary More
GOULIAMOS, KOSTAS

GOULIAMOS, KOSTAS

Elected Ordinary Member of the “European Academy of Sciences & Arts”, Fellow (Distinguished Member) of the National Academy of Technology of the USA, and Fellow (Distinguished Member) of the “Royal Society of Arts” (RSA) in London/UK. Studied Political Science & Communication. More
GOURGOURIS, STATHIS

GOURGOURIS, STATHIS

Stathis Gourgouris is a poet, essayist, translator, and sound artist. He was born in Hollywood but grew up in Athens. He earned his PhD in Comparative Literature at UCLA in 1990. Subsequently, he taught in a number of universities: Princeton, Michigan, UCLA, National Polytechnic, Yale, More
GOUROYIANNIS, VASSILIS

GOUROYIANNIS, VASSILIS

He was born in a farming family in 1951 in the village of Granitsa, Ioannina, where he grew up. He finished Secondary Education in Ioannina. He studied at the Law School of Thessaloniki. From 1977 he practiced militant law for many years in Athens, where he retired. He is married and has two children. More
GOZIS, YORGOS

GOZIS, YORGOS

Yorgos Gozis, Thessaloniki 1970. Possesses ΒΑ, Theology by the Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki and an MA in Ecclesiastical History, Christian Worship, Archaeology and Art, field of Hagiology. Fluent speaker of English, Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovenian, Montenegrin and Bosnian language. More
GRAMMENOS, TAKIS

GRAMMENOS, TAKIS

Department of Archaeology, Philosophical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Postgraduate study: University of Cambridge; PhD in Prehistoric Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Director, 16th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities (Central Macedonia); Director, More
GRIVA, ANNA

GRIVA, ANNA

Anna Griva was born in Athens, where she lives and works. She studied Philology in Athens and Sciences and History of Literature in Rome. She has a PhD on Italian Renaissance Literature (UOA). She is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Philology (University of Peloponnese). She has published More
HATZIANTONIOU, KOSTAS

HATZIANTONIOU, KOSTAS

Kostas Hatziantoniou was born in 1965 in Rhodes. Novelist, essayist and historian, made his first appearance in literature in 1990 as editor of the magazine “Remvi”. Since then he has published short stories, essays, historical and critical studies, and three novels: the first of them (“Agrigento”- More
HATZOPOULOU- KARAVIA, LIA

HATZOPOULOU- KARAVIA, LIA

Lia (Hadzopoulou ) Karavia was born in Athens. She studied Classical Literature at the University of Athens, 1972, defended her Ph.D. of Comparative. Literature, Sorbonne, in 1992 on “The Erinyes on Stage in the Family of the Atreides: Aeschylus, The Oresteia, J. Giraudoux, Electra; J. P. Sartre, More
HOUZOURI, ELENA

HOUZOURI, ELENA

Elena Houzouri  has published six poetry books, several monographs about writers (Giorgos Ioannou) and themes from Greek literature, one collection of reviews on Greek poets, and one collection of her selected poems (2011). She published her first novel, The Dark Vardar in 2004 More
ILIOPOULOSת VAGELIS

ILIOPOULOSת VAGELIS

Vagelis Iliopoulos was born in Athens in 1964. He studied Pedagogy and Theology in the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Today he is director at a private primary School.  His first children’s book published in 1995.  In 1997 "O Trigonopsaroulis", (The More
ILIOPOULOU-ZACHAROPOULOU, ELENI

ILIOPOULOU-ZACHAROPOULOU, ELENI

Eleni Iliopoulou-Zacharopoulou is a poet and essayist. She was born in Tropaia, Gortynia-Arcadia. She attended the Teachers’ Training College in Tripolis. Her book of poems Wind-Weaving was awarded the 2005 Athens Academy Prize. She is a member of the Authors Society, The National Society of Greek More
ILIOPOULOU. KATERINA

ILIOPOULOU. KATERINA

Katerina Iliopoulou,  is a poet, artist and translator, who lives and works in Athens. Her translations in book form include extensive selections from the work of Sylvia Plath and Walt Whitman, while she has also published translations of Mina Loy, Robert Hass and Ted Hughes, among others. Her More
KAKAROGLOU, LEONIDAS

KAKAROGLOU, LEONIDAS

Leonidas Karakoglou was born in 1952 in Chania. He studied at the National Metsovion Polytechnic School. He lives in Chania. He has published nine poetry collections, two novels, a historic book and an autobiography. Many of his poems have been set in music by Greek composers. His collection, Almost More
KALOKYRIS, DIMITRIS

KALOKYRIS, DIMITRIS

Dimitris Kalokyris http: www.dimitriskalokyris.com   He was born in 1948 in Rethymno (Crete). He studied Modern Greek Philology at the University of Thessaloniki. He is a founding member of the “Hellenic Author’s Society”, where he served as President (2013-2017).   HE More
KALOUTSAS, TASSOS

KALOUTSAS, TASSOS

Tasos Kaloutsas is a philologist and writer. In 1979, he was appointed to Public Education and taught in secondary schools. He made his debut in the literary circles in 1983 with a short story in the magazine Diagonios. His first book Το κελεπούρι και άλλες ιστορίες, More
KARAGEORGIOU, TASSOULA

KARAGEORGIOU, TASSOULA

Tassoula Karageorgiou was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1954. Since 1981 she has worked as a school teacher of Greek (and as a school advisor since 2007). She has published eight poetry books: Fragmentum arithmos 53 (1986), To adrahti pou matonei (1989), Diaspora (1994), Poiitiki More
KASTRINAKI, AGELA

KASTRINAKI, AGELA

Professor in the Department of Philology of the University of Crete (Division of Byzantine and Modern Greek Philology) and prose writer. She has studied literature at the University of Thessaloniki, where she also defended her dissertation (1995). Special Interests Greek Literature of 19th and 20th More
KATSALIDAS, NIKOS

KATSALIDAS, NIKOS

Nikos Katsalidas was born in Ano Lesinitsa, in the area of Theologos, Agioi Saranda, Albania. He is the son of the folklorist Grigoris Katsalidas. Nowadays he lives in Athens, Greece. He had his higher education studies in Philology, in Tirana. He is a poet, a prose writer, a translator and an essay More
KAVANOZIS, KOSTAS

KAVANOZIS, KOSTAS

He is a prose writer, a greek language and literature teacher and a postdoctoral researcher in Creative Writing. Short stories of his have been included in various collective editions in Greece and translated into Albanian, English and French. He has written for the theatre and also More
KOLLIAKOU, DIMITRA

KOLLIAKOU, DIMITRA

Dimitra Kolliakou (b. 1968) grew up in Athens. She studied classics at the University of Athens (NKUA) and obtained a PhD in linguistics from the University of Edinburgh. She taught linguistics at Newcastle University (1995-2010) before settling with her family in Paris, where she teaches English at More
KOLOTOUROU, SOFIA

KOLOTOUROU, SOFIA

Sofia Kolotourou was born in Athens in 1973. She studied Medicine at the University of Crete (1998) and specialized in Cytology (2003). In 2022 she graduated from the Postgraduate Programme in Creative Writing of the University of Western Macedonia (stream: literature). She is deaf. She was Chair of More
KONOMARA, LILA

KONOMARA, LILA

Born in Athens, Lila Konomara studied modern literature in Paris (Paris VII - Jussieu) and taught French Literature at the American College of Athens and at the Institut Français d' Athènes. Her first book titled Macao (two novellas - 2002) was awarded by unanimous vote the Debut More
KONTOLEON, MANOS

KONTOLEON, MANOS

Manos Kontoleon was born in Athens (Greece). He holds a degree in physics from the University of Athens. He started writing when he was a child; his texts were published in the children’s magazine of that period, Diaplasi ton Paidon (Formation of Children). He made his first appearance More
KORNETI, ELSA

KORNETI, ELSA

Elsa Korneti was born in Munich, Germany, but raised in Greece. After her studies in Finance in Greece and in Germany, she worked as a journalist. Collaborating with literary magazines she publishes poems, essays, book reviews, translations, short stories. Her poems and short stories More
KOUNTOURI, ZETA

KOUNTOURI, ZETA

Zeta Kountouri studied Law in the Law School of Athens and worked as a lawyer and science associate for the Athens University of Economics and Business. More
KOURTOVIK, DIMOSTHENIS

KOURTOVIK, DIMOSTHENIS

Dimosthenis Kourtovik is a Greek writer, literary critic and anthropologist. He studied biology in Athens and West Germany and specialized later on physical anthropology. In 1986 he obtained a doctoral degree from the University of Wroclaw, Poland, with a thesis on the evolution More
kOUTSOUMBELI, CHLOE

kOUTSOUMBELI, CHLOE

Chloe Koutsoumpeli was born in 1962, studied law in Thessaloniki’ s Aristotelian University and worked in the banking department. She has published ten collections of poems, two novels and two theatrical plays. Her play ORFEUS AT THE BAR was presented in Agora theater of Patra in 2014. Her poems More
KOUTSOUNIS, STATHIS

KOUTSOUNIS, STATHIS

Stathis Koutsounis is a poet, an essayist, and a critic. He has studied Law, Literature and Classical Music. He lives and works in Athens. He has been teaching at I.M.Panagiotopoulos School since 1989 having been the Director of the Senior High School for many years. He has published seven poetry More
Kythreotis, Christos

Kythreotis, Christos

Christos Kythreotis was born in Nicosia in 1979 and grew up in Athens. His first book, the short story collection «Just Fine» («Μια χαρά», Patakis, 2014, 2nd ed. 2021), received (by half) the National Book Award of Greece for Debut Book, and it was also short-listed for More
LATORRE BROTO EVA

LATORRE BROTO EVA

Eva Latorre Broto has a PhD in Classical Philology, a graduate degree in Hispanic Philology, and a master’s degree in Archive Management and Documentation Sciences. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Spanish-Hellenic Cultural Association, a corresponding member of the More
LILLIS, GIORGOS

LILLIS, GIORGOS

Giorgos Lillis was born in Bielefield, Germany in 1974, and raised in Athens. In 1996 he went back to Bielefield where he still lives and works. In 1999 he published his first poetry collection  Το δέρμα της νύχτας  [Τhe skin of night] (Odos Panos editions). Since then More
LIVERIADIS, THEMIS

LIVERIADIS, THEMIS

Born in Thessaloniki, since 1998 he lives in Athens. Education : Law and industrial costing – Foreign Languages English, French Career Shareholder (1965-1978) of «Elvifan» - auto accessories industry (managing director 1975-1978) – Owner and director of the traditional More
LOGARAS, KOSTAS

LOGARAS, KOSTAS

Kostas Logaras was born in Patras (1950). He studied Classical Literature in the Philosophical School of the University of Athens. He has written poetry, prose, essay, theater. The novel Ta Poulia Me to Mavro Kolaro (The Birds with the Black Collar) (2017) was honoured with «The Athens More
LYBERI, KLEOPATRA

LYBERI, KLEOPATRA

She is a member of Hellenic Authors’ Society and Poets’ Circle. She has studied music (Hellenic Conservatory), painting (Athens School of Fine Arts) and has done free studies in Philosophy. She writes poetry, prose, essays, book reviews and translates from English. She More

MAKROPOULOS, MIHALIS

Mihalis Makropoulos was born in Athens in 1965 and studied biology in the University of Athens. He has published thirteen books for adults (novelettes, short story collections, a travelogue in Epirus) and four books for children. His novelette Mavro Nero (Black Water, 2019) was awarded with the National More
MANDIS, NIKOS A.

MANDIS, NIKOS A.

He was born in Athens in 1973. He studied Law. His first book of fiction was a collection of stories under the title of ‘‘Pseudonym’’ (2006). He has worked as a translator of English fiction. He has also written poetry and theatre plays.     More

MARAGKOPOULOS, ARIS

A. M. studied History and Archeology at the University of Athens, History of Art and Archeology at the University of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne. Prose writer, Literary critic, Editor, Translator, Publisher. Interested in photography, and multimedia. Is considered an authority on James Joyce in Greece.* More
MARKOPOULOS, GIORGOS

MARKOPOULOS, GIORGOS

Giorgos Markopoulos was born in Messini in the southern Peloponnese. He studied Economics and Statistics at the university and lives in Athens since 1965. He has published seven collections of poetry, a book of prose, two monographs (one on the work of Tasos Leivaditis and one on football in Greek More
MARKOPOULOS, THANASSIS

MARKOPOULOS, THANASSIS

MARKOPOULOS, THANASIS   Thanasis Markopoulos was born in 1951 in Kranidia, Kozani. He studied Ancient and Modern Greek Language and Literature at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and obtained an MSC and a PhD from the same university. His main interests are mostly connected to poetry More
MAROUTSOU, ELENA

MAROUTSOU, ELENA

Elena Maroutsou was born in Athens in 1967. She has studied History at the School of Philosophy (University of Athens) and has had her M.A. in Literature and the Visual Arts at the University of Reading. She teaches Literature and Creative Writing and she writes book reviews, which appear regularly in More
MEGALOU-SEFERIADI, LIA

MEGALOU-SEFERIADI, LIA

She came to live in Athens in 1965, where she studied Library Management. She made her first appearance as a writer in the well-known magazine “Epoches” in 1966 with her short story “Eleven letters and a post-scriptum”. Her career as a journalist was brought to More
MICHAELIDES, TEFCROS

MICHAELIDES, TEFCROS

Tefcros Michaelides, a Cyprus native, lives in Athens, Greece. He has studied in Paris, France and holds a PhD in Mathematics from Pierre et Marie Curie University. He has published original work on the interaction between mathematics and literature from antiquity to the modern era, on the More
MINUCCI, PAOLA-MARIA

MINUCCI, PAOLA-MARIA

Paola Maria Minucci was born in Grosseto in 1948. She attended Italian literature studies at University of Florence with Piero Bigongiari and Silvio Ramat, and Greek literature in the Universities of Roma and Thessaloniki. P.M. Minucci was Professor of New Greek Language and Literature at the Faculty More
MOLHO, RENA

MOLHO, RENA

Dr. Rena Molho taught the History of Greek Jewry in Panteion University in Athens. She has also worked as interviewer, coordinator and historical counsellor for the Shoah Visual foundation, the Centropa and the United States Holocaust Museum of Memory oral history programs. For More
MORELEON, NATALIA

MORELEON, NATALIA

Natalia Moreleon, Hellenist, has dedicated her professional life to the teaching of ancient and modern Greek language and the dissemination of Greek culture. She holds a BA and MA in Classical Philology from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), and has done postgraduate studies in More
MOUSMOUTIS, DIONISIS

MOUSMOUTIS, DIONISIS

Dionysis N. Mousmoutis is an author, literary critic and publisher-editor in chief of the Greek monthly journal Historia Iconographimeni (History Illustrated). Dionysis N. Mousmoutis was born in Athens and his origin is from Zakynthos. He has followed a course of Theater Studies at the Theater School More
NIKOPOULOU, IRO

NIKOPOULOU, IRO

Iro Nikopoulou  was  born in Athens in 1958 and is a creative artist and writer. She has studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts, and she has done many exhibitions  in Greece and abroad.  Her works can be found in private and public collections (Art Collection of More
PALAVOS, YIANNIS

PALAVOS, YIANNIS

Yannis Palavos Yannis Palavos, born in 1980 in the town of Velvendos in northern Greece, is a short story writer and translator. He studied Journalism and Arts Administration in Thessaloniki and Athens. The recipient of the Greek National Book Award (2013), Palavos is the author of three short story More
PANSELINOS, ALEXIS

PANSELINOS, ALEXIS

Alexis Panselinos (Greek: Αλέξης Πανσέληνος) (born 1943 in Athens, Greece) is a Greek novelist and translator. He is the son of Assimakis Panselinos (1903-1984) an author and poet and Ephie Pliatsika-Panselinos (1907-1997) also a poet and a novelist. He read Law at the University of Athens More
PAPALEXANDROU, ARISTEA

PAPALEXANDROU, ARISTEA

Aristea Papalexandrou was born in Hamburg in 1970. She has published six books of poetry: Dio onira prin (Two Dreams Ago, 2000), Allote allou (Once, Elsewhere, 2004), Odika ptina (Songbirds, 2008), Ypogeios (Underground, 2012), Mas propserna (It’s Passing Us By, 2015), Nychterini Vivliothiki (Night More
PIPINI, ARGYRO

PIPINI, ARGYRO

Argyro Pipini is a writer, translator and actress. She studied Political Sciences and Theatre. She works as a drama teacher and as a translator for literature, theatre, and children’ s books, and hosts creative writing seminars, workshops and webinars for adults and children. She has received several More
PSARRAS, HARIS

PSARRAS, HARIS

Haris Psarras has published five poetry books. He has also co-edited two collective volumes and has contributed poems, essays, translations, and short stories to journals and edited collections. Translations of his work have appeared in anthologies and periodicals in Europe and More
RAPTOPOULOS, VAGELIS

RAPTOPOULOS, VAGELIS

Vangelis Raptopoulos (born 1959, Athens, Greece) is a Greek novelist. His first work In Pieces was published in 1979, at the age of 20. His first two books have been adapted for the television, Loula, Black Wedding and The Invention of Reality have been adapted for the theater, More
RINIOTI, IRINI

RINIOTI, IRINI

Irini Rinioti was born in Athens in 1964. She studied in the Humanities Department of the Hellenic Open University [Studies in Greek Civilization], then completed her M.A. in Creative Writing at the same university. She is a member of the Hellenic Authors’ Society, the Poets’ Circle More
SARAKIS, SOTIRIS

SARAKIS, SOTIRIS

Sotiris Sarakis (Ampelia, Agrinion, 1949) lives in Athens, where he came to live as a University student of Political Sciences and worked as a civil servant. His first poetry collection was published as late as 1994, however it includedpoems that had been written between 1971 and 1985. Literary More
SOTIRIADOU, KLETY

SOTIRIADOU, KLETY

Born in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece. Graduated from the American College “Anatolia” of Thessaloniki and also from the American Ben Lomond High School of Ogden, Utah at the USA, where she studied for her senior year with the American Field Service Student Exchange Scholarship Program. Read More
SOTIROPOULOU, ERSI

SOTIROPOULOU, ERSI

Ersi Sotiropoulos is a poet and novelist who lives in Athens. She studied Philosophy and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Florence and served as the cultural attaché for the Greek Embassy in Rome. Her work has received many awards and has been widely translated. In addition to her fiction More
SOUEREF, KOSTAS

SOUEREF, KOSTAS

He studied History and Archaeology in the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Bari. He received his master’s degrees in ancient literature from the Scuola Normale Superiore and in prehistoric archaeology from the University of Pisa. Doctor of Philosophy of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. More
STAMBOGLIS, STAVROS

STAMBOGLIS, STAVROS

He attended the 13th Boys’ High School of Athens. He is a graduate of the “Doxiadis” Middle Technical School 1966, and an Architect, DESA 1977, (Special School of Architecture – France-Paris). He worked both in the private and public sector. He published poetry in literary magazines More
TAMVAKAKIS, FAEDON

TAMVAKAKIS, FAEDON

Phaedon Tamvakakis born in Alexandria lives and works in Athens. Ηolds a BΑ in Economics and English Literature. He is member of the Hellenic Authors Society. He is the writer of several works of fiction (4 novels, 3 novelettes, 2 collections of short stories), and the author of three award winning More
TASIOPOULOS, VANGELIS

TASIOPOULOS, VANGELIS

He studied Pedagogy, Special Education and Greek Culture. He has specialized in the education of children with mental retardation and multiple disabilities - brain paralysis and has worked in special education schools. He taught at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, at teacher training seminars More
TSALAPATIS, THOMAS

TSALAPATIS, THOMAS

Thomas Tsalapatis was born in Athens in 1984. He studied theater at the University of Athens. His first collection “Daybreak is Slaughter, Mr. Krak” received the National Prize for best emerging author (2012) and has been translated in Italian by Viviana Maglio Sebastio and published by Editore More
TSITAS, MAKIS

TSITAS, MAKIS

Makis Tsitas was born in Giannitsa in 1971. He majored in journalism and worked for several radio stations in Thessaloniki. Since 1994 he has lived in Athens where he works in publishing. He has served as senior editor for the literary magazine Periplous (1994-2005), and was the co-publisher and director More
VARVARIGOS, DIMITRIS

VARVARIGOS, DIMITRIS

Dimitris Varvarigos was born in Athens. He has studied script writing, playwriting and literature “awarded by the writing school”. He has written books for children, teenagers and adults. His book called “Hypatia”, became a movie entitled /called “Agora” and theatrical play More
VENTURA, IOSSIF

VENTURA, IOSSIF

Iossif Ventura born in the Canea (Crete)  lives and works in Athens. He directs the electronic poetry magazine “Poeticanet”  (www.poeticanet.gr www.poeticanet.com)  Webpage: www.iventura.gr He is a member of  "Parnassos Literary Society". He More
VISTONITIS, ANASTASSIS

VISTONITIS, ANASTASSIS

From 1983 to 1988 I lived in the U.S.A. and traveled extensively in Europe, North and South America, Africa, Australia, and Asia. Present Positions: Staff writer on cultural matters (book reviews, travelogues and essays) of the leading Greek newspaper  To Vima. I am its correspondent More
VLAVIANOU, ANTIGONE

VLAVIANOU, ANTIGONE

She studied French & Greek Literature (University of Athens) and holds a PhD (Doctorat Nouveau Régime) in General & Comparative Literature, (Sorbonne -Paris III). For several years she taught Modern Greek Literature with comparative aspects at the Centre for Open and Distance Learning More
XENIOS, NIKOS

XENIOS, NIKOS

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2003-2022: I teach at the Music School of Alimos. I write literary and theatre critique, for the last ten years, with the book website bookpress.gr Since 1999: I am a member of the Hellenic Center of the International Theater Institute I.T.I. (ΕΚΔΙΘ). Since More
ZAFIRIOU, STAVROS

ZAFIRIOU, STAVROS

Stavros Zafiriou is a Greek poet, born in 1958 in Thessaloniki. He is the author of fifteen poetry collections and of four children’s books. He has also published critical essays and book reviews in Greek literary magazines and journals. His poetic work includes three French More
ZARKADIS, IOANNIS

ZARKADIS, IOANNIS

He was born in Perdika, Thesprotia (1957). He finished the Primary School in Popovo and graduated from the High School of Paramythia (1975). Studied Chemistry at the University of Patras, Doctor of the Medical School (1990). He works at the Medical School of the University of Patras as a Professor and More
ZATELI, ZYRANNA

ZATELI, ZYRANNA

Zyranna Zateli was born in 1951 in the town of Sochos, northwest of Thessaloniki. She studied Drama in Athens, but has only ever worked as a writer. Last Year’s Fiancée, her first collection of short stories, was published in 1984, followed by a second in 1986 entitled Grace in the Desert. More
ZOURGOS, ISSIDOROS

ZOURGOS, ISSIDOROS

Isidoros Zourgos was born in Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1964. He studied Pedagogy and served as teacher in the Elementary Education. In the past, he had collaborated with multiple magazines publishing poetry and prose, as well as bibliographic reviews. He had also engaged with literature More
ΠΑΣΤΑΚΑΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΗΣ

ΠΑΣΤΑΚΑΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΗΣ

Ο Σωτήρης Παστάκας (ποιητής, μεταφραστής, δοκιμιογράφος, ραδιοφωνικός παραγωγός, πεζογράφος, δάσκαλος βιωματικής γραφής, ανθολόγος) γεννήθηκε το 1954 στη Λάρισα, όπου και More