Triantafyllos H. Kotopoulos
Triantafyllos H. Kotopoulos is a Professor of Creative Writing & Modern Greek Literature (UOWM). He is in charge as the Director and Scientist Co-ordinator of Postgraduate Programs in Creative Writing. He has published nine (9) scientific books. More than one hundred fifty (150) of his articles have been included in collective volumes, Greek and foreign scientific journals in addition to International Conference proceedings. He has co-ordinated five (5) International “Creative Writing” Conferences, he has edited a number of books and collective volumes and other than that he has participated in various research projects. He is the Director of the “Bibliology” Laboratory of the Faculty of Education at the University of Western Macedonia. He is a member of several cultural institutions and international companies, the Supervisor of the writing of the New Curricula of the subject of Literature for the high school (2021) and the relevant training of PE02 teachers, the official partner of the international research project TALIS (International Network Memità: “Memory, Identity, Integration to Identify Analysis Models in Media Communication”, the Scientist Co-ordinator of the “Patras World Poetry Festival” and of the “Culture Book” website, as well. He presides over the selection panel of the literary prizes “Jean Moréas” and supervises the publication of the online magazine LexiTanil. He writes regularly in newspapers and journals of the printed and electronic press. Nevertheless, he wholeheartedly favors over his founding membership in the Pan-hellenic Association of Paraplegics cultural group- Northern Greece Location.
Τhere are six (6) poetic collections in his track record: Portolanos (Paratiritis 1999), Edwards and Alfredos (Mandragoras 2012), Semicolons and such things (Mandragoras 2013), Buoys (Digamma 2015), The 40, aforetime, Churches (Mandragoras 2020), 4×4 (Pikramenos
2021) and one (1) collection of short stories: A novelette in 11 Long and short stories (Graphomichani 2015). He has written the lyrics (and his poems have been set to music) in the Clear Writing and in The hidden CDs (Metronomos 2016 and 2020). He has organized, scientifically edited and presented two (2) television broadcasts about the art of writing: i. “Digamma” on ERT3 (2016-2017, 18 episodes) and ii. “Clear Writing” on ERT2 (2019, 12 episodes)