2015 Nov 25

    Michael Marks Charitable Trust award ceremony

    (All day)


    British Library

    British poet Gill McEvoy was awarded the “Michael Marks Award for Poetry Pamphlets”. The British Library and the Wordsworth Trust, under the sponsorship of the Michael Marks Charitable Trust, organized the award ceremony in the British Library. Matina Goga attended the ceremony and had an opportunity to meet the award winner and to discuss with the competition’s administrators further ways to make the poets’ stay in Greece worthwhile.

    2015 Jul 12

    “Evening of poetry”, Poets in Residence Program

    (All day)


    Nafplio, Greece

    During the “Evening of poetry”, co-organized by the CHS and the Fougaro Cultural Complex and held under the auspices of the Municipality of Nafplio, the British poets and poets from the Argolid read their works to a rapt audience. (The English poems were translated into flowing Greek by Anna Stavrakopoulou and read by local actors and poets. I. Petropoulos chaired the panels.) The British poets also toured Messolonghi, Delphi, and Athens, where they visited archaeological and other sites and participated in the Poetry and Translation “Paros Symposium”. The symposium allowed them to work...

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