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Greece to Restore Historic Home of National Poet Kostis Palamas

After many years of neglect and dilapidation, the historic home of poet Kostis Palamas in Athens is given a lifeline by the Greek Ministry...

Young Greek Teen Wins International Poetry Competition

A young student from Greece recently won a prestigious international poetry prize in a competition between hundreds of youngsters all around the world. Dimosthenis-Dimitrios Despotidis,...

Prominent Greek Poet Nanos Valaoritis Dies at 98

Prominent Greek poet and novelist Nanos Valaoritis died on Friday morning at the age of 98. The causes of his death are still unknown. Ioannis...

One Year Without Cohen: Leonard’s Bohemian Paradise on Hydra

It's hard to believe it's already been a year since Leonard Cohen's passing. A year without the great poet, writer, composer and performer whose...

Athens Named World Book Capital for 2018 by UNESCO

In a statement released on Wednesday, Irina Bokova, UNESCO's director, announced that Athens is the World Book Capital for 2018. The honor of being named...

In Their Own Words: Greek Austerity Revolutionizing Poetry

Not since the outspoken writers during the junta in the late 1960's -- 1970’s has there been a literary display of self-expression in Greece...

Poetry Event Organized in Nicosia to Celebrate the Work of Greek-Cypriot Michalis Pieris

On the occasion of the Bulgarian edition of the poetic anthology "Metamorphoses of Cities" by the renowned Greek-Cypriot poet Michalis Pieris, the Embassy of...

Google Honors Greek National Poet Dionysios Solomos

  Google with today’s Doodle has decided to honor the great Greek poet, Dionysios Solomos. The biggest search engine of the world did not forget...

Poet I.A. Nikolaidis: “I’m in love with Thessaloniki”

When you look from the office window of I.A. Nikolaidis, you can see the sun setting down across entire Thessaloniki and immediately you realize...

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