Katerina Iliopoulou (Headlining Author)

Katerina Iliopoulou is a poet, artist and translator, born in Athens in 1967.

Her poetry has received many awards, been translated into many languages and has been featured in countless literary reviews and anthologies. She has participated in international writing and translation programmes, festivals and Biennales. Her poetry collections are the following: Mister T.(2007), Asylum (2008) and The book of soil (2011). As a member of the arts collective intothepill, Iliopoulou has co-organized projects that bring together poetry and visual arts. She has translated the poetry of Mina Loy, Robert Hass, Ted Hughes and Ariel by Sylvia Plath. She is co-editor of the bilingual site greekpoetrynow.com.

Katerina will discuss her work at this event with Dr Theodore Koulouris:

Dr Theodore Koulouris has taught English literature and media and cultural history at the Universities of Sussex and Brighton respectively. He has published widely in the areas of Victorian Hellenism and modernism, with a special focus on the concepts of loss and mourning. He is the author of Hellenism and Loss in the Work of Virginia Woolf (2011). He is now working on textual and philosophical representations of the dialectic between protest and resistance.