Dimitris Angelis – A Portfolio of Poetry – translated by Vrasidas Karalis


Dimitris Angelis (Athens, 1973) has published eight collections of poetry, as well as essays, studies and short stories. His collection Anniversary was awarded the Porfyras Prize of the Academy of Athens, in 2015 he was honored with the Corda Foundation Translation Award and his collection A Deer In Tears Over My Bed was awarded with the National Poetry Prize. He was Editor of Nea Efthini literary magazine (2011-2013) and currently Editor of Frear (National Prize for the best literary magazine in 2014). He was president of Poets’ Circle in Greece and director of the Athens World Poetry Festival.

Vrasidas Karalis holds the Sir Nicholas Laurantos’ Chair in Modern Greek Studies at the University of Sydney.  He has published extensively on Byzantine historiography, Greek political life, Greek Cinema, European Cinema, the director Sergei Eisenstein and contemporary political philosophy.  He has also worked extensively as a translator (novels by Patrick White) and the theory of transcultural translation.  He has edited volumes on modern European political philosophy, especially on Martin Heidegger, Hannah Arendt and Cornelius Castoriadis.  His recent publications include A History of Greek Cinema (Continuum/Bloomsbury 2013), Realism in Greek Cinema: From the Post-War Period to the Present (I.B. Tauris, 2017) and Theo Angelopoulos: Filmaker and Philosopher (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022).