Jorgos Kartakis

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born 1963 in Chania (Crete), he studied in Cologne and lives in Chania.

His numerous poems have been translated into Italian and English. He works for the literary magazines Poiein and Fixpoetry and has translated several German-language poets* into Greek.

Latest publications:

Κonstantin Kavafis. Im Verborgenen, together with Jan Kuhlbrodt
Die Engel sind die Hurren des Himmelreichs, poems by Katerina Aggelaki Rooke, together with Dirk Uwe Hansen
Wo man spazieren gehen kann und es Orangenbäume gibt, poems by 8 Greek poets, together with Dirk Uwe Hansen

Awarded the Literature Prize of the City of Chania (1997) and the Literature Prize of the Northern Greek Authors’ Association (1998).