Bestselling Author Victoria Hislop Sworn In as Greek Citizen

English author Victoria Hislop was on Thursday officially sworn-in as a Greek citizen during a special ceremony held at the interior ministry. Hislop was awarded...

Renowned Greek Poet Dinos Christianopoulos Passes Away at 89

The iconic Greek poet, scholar, translator, essayist, art collector and art gallery owner Dinos Christianopoulos passed away on Tuesday in his hometown of Thessaloniki,...

Bestselling Author Victoria Hislop Becomes Honorary Greek Citizen

Victoria Hislop, the bestselling author of “The Island” and one of the world’s favorite authors who writes about Greece, was awarded honorary Greek citizenship...

Hellenist Author, Journalist Bruce Clark on the Inner Self-Confidence of Greeks

Born in Northern Ireland, Hellenist author, journalist and lecturer Bruce Clark has a long association and a deep understanding of Greece from ancient times...

The Story of the Real-Life Alexis Zorbas Unfolds in New Greek Museum

The Alexis Zorbas character in "Zorba the Greek" is one of the most memorable in all of film history and the Nikos Kazantzakis book...

Love, War and Intrigue in Nazi-Occupied Crete Take Center Stage in New Novel

By Paula Tsoni In his latest work of fiction, titled "Georgina," Scottish writer David Munro takes us through a fascinating story of heartache, romance and...

Movie Script About Greek Village Life Wins Awards for British Author

A novel depicting life in a Greek coastal village, entitled "Girl Gone Greek," has been retooled into an award-winning script, recognized as Winner for...

Konstantinos Kavafis: The Hypermodern Greek Poet

Konstantinos Kavafis -- or Constantine Peter Cavafy as he was internationally known -- was born in Alexandria, Egypt on April 29, 1863, the last...
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Foreign Diplomats Recite Greek Literature in Touching Video

Ambassadors and other foreign diplomats from 18 countries have recorded themselves reciting Greek literature in support of the "Stay Home" anti-coronavirus campaign in a...

Internationally Renowned Greek Author Alki Zei Dies

Much-loved Greek novelist and children's writer Alki Zei died on Friday at the age of 97 at her home in Athens. Translated into several languages,...

Greek Island of Evia Honors Poet and Writer Tasos Papapostolou

An event held at Chalkida, the capital of Evia, on Sunday honored poet and writer Tasos Papapostolou, who made a significant contribution to the...

Giorgos Seferis: The First Greek Poet to Be Awarded the Nobel Prize

On December 10, 1963, Greek diplomat and poet Giorgos Seferis was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature by King Gustav of Sweden. Seferis was the...

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