Giannis Palavos

Giannis Palavos was born in Velvento, Kozani in Greece in 1980. He studied Journalism at Aristotle University in Thessaloniki and Arts Administration at the Panteion University in Athens. He is widely recognized as one of Greece’s best new writers. His short stories have won prizes from the British Council (2005) and Diavazo Magazine (2012) and most recently the Greek National Book Award (2014).  His translations of Matthew Arnold, Ambrose Bierce, Ray Bradbury, Willa Cather, Guillevic, Miroslav Holub, Donald Justice, Bla?e Koneski, Edgar Lee Masters and Tobias Wolff have appeared in numerous Greek journals and web publications.

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