Ersi Sotiropoulos is one of Greece's most beloved writers and the author of ten works of fiction and a volume of poetry. Her novel Zigzag through the Bitter-Orange Trees (translated by Peter Green) was published in the US in '07 by Interlink Publishing.
Karen Emmerich has translated work by Vassilis Vassilikos, Yiorgos Skabardonis, Rhea Galanake, and a variety of Greek poets of the twentieth century. She has received translation grants and awards from PEN and from the Modern Greek Studies Association.
SEPT 2009 | Fiction
There were four of us in the Fiat, the Italians, my brother and I. We had set out for Delphi in the early afternoon, driving that wreck of a car for hours along a rural road that wove this way and that through the mountains, the asphalt gaping with potholes. I dont remember what year it was.