Thursday, June 2, 2011

Yannis Ritsos poetry link

Yannis Ritsos' Poems, translated by Manolis and published by Libros Libertad in British Columbia, is a large volume of carefully rendered verse that interprets Ritsos' visions of Greece on a personal and political level.  Ritsos was a noted Greek poet with a legacy of speaking up under oppression.  Many of his poems personify the sea, the ruins, and the bleached-white stones. is featuring one of my reviews for it, and you won't see it here on the blog..get an early glimpse at

Diasporic Literature is based in Melbourne.  Yes, most of the site is in Greek, but some of it is in English...and it's an interesting clearinghouse for finding Greek titles.

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