Year of birth: 1946

Place of birth: Athens

Curriculum Vitae: 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 for the first time in 2007 under the alias Emmanouil Antzarakis. He is a member of the Poets’ Circle – 2012 and the Hellenic Authors’ Society – 2022.

Poetic works: Since 2009 he has published 11 collections of poems: Γη” (2009), “Έννοια εικόνας” (2010), “Τόπος Νωδ” (2011), “Aπόδοση Τοπίων” (2012), “Αποτυπώσεις” (2012), “Διαλεκτική βυθού” (2014), “Με την πλάτη στο παρόν” (2014), “Διηγήσεις πόλεων” (2016), “Ατελές Κολάζ” (2020), “Τεθλασμένη πόλεως αφή” (2021), “Παραμύθια ανεβάζω” (2022). He has also published two collections of short stories, “O δρόμος της τύχης” (2014) and “Εν ονόματι της Άνοιξης” (2014), as well as the following literary essays: “Η γενναιότητα του πένθους στην ποιητική του Κώστα Θ. Ριζάκη) (Phoenix Publications Athens 2021), and “Εντυπώσεις από μια περιήγηση (2021) on the poetry collection “Με δίχτυ τον άνεμοby  poet Dimitris Daskalopoulos (self-published in 20 numbered copies). He has been publishing literary criticism texts and essays in the press and in digital literary magazines.

Other information: A special tribute to his poetry has been published by the magazines Karyothrafstis (issue 6/2020) and Emvolimon (issue 91-92/2020). His poems have been included in many anthologies.

Ηe is a member of the editorial board of the Emvolimon magazine. He has participated in the 1st (2013), 4th (2018) and 7th (2021) Athens World Poetry Festival.

                                                                                      Translated by MARIA VRANA