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Futures: Poetry of the Greek Crisis

Theodoros Chiotis (editor)

"Excellent ... Launches a counter-offensive against the inhuman and mystifying terminologies of high finance"

Times Literary Supplement

Futures features some of the most daring new voices in Greek poetry, together with international poets with Greek connections.

These bold, impassioned and critically aware texts stake new poetic and political ground: they articulate what it means to live in a time when capitalism is buckling under its own weight and new ways of living and thinking seem to be emerging. In a time of crisis, Futures calls for solidarity, resistance and poetry as a political paradigm.


Dimitris Allos, Orfeas Apergis, Vassilis Amanatidis, Marios Chatziprokopiou, Theodoros Chiotis, Emily Critchley, Yiannis Doukas, Nikos Erinakis, Phoebe Giannisi, Constantinos Hadzinikolaou, Κaterina Iliopoulou, Panayotis Ioannidis, D.I. (Dimitra Ioannou), Adrianne Kalfopoulou, Patricia Kolaiti, Dimitra Kotoula, Alexios Mainas, Christodoulos Makris, Sophie Mayer, Stergios Mitas, Eftychia Panayiotou, Konstantinos Papacharalampos, Iordanis Papadopoulos, Stephanos Papadopoulos, Eleni Philippou, Stamatis Polenakis, Nick Potamitis, George Prevedourakis, Theodoros Rakopoulos, Kiriakos Sifiltzoglou, Eleni Sikélianòs, A. E. Stallings, Yiannis Stiggas, Barnaby Tideman, Maria Topali, Tryfon Tolides, Thanasis Triaridis, Thomas Tsalapatis, George Ttoouli, Universal Jenny, Steve Willey.



Friday 16 October 2015
FRANKFURT Book Fair (Greek Stand)
Presented by Vangelis Hatzivassiliou

Thursday 12 November 2015
OXFORD 41 Wellington Square

Friday 13 November 2015, 6.45pm
LONDON Free Word Centre

Wednesday 2 December 2015
ATHENS Deree, American College of Greece

Thursday 18 February 2016, 7pm
ATHENS Onassis Cultural Centre

Wednesday 6 April 2016
CYPRUS Pharos Arts Institute, Nicosia

Wednesday 3 August 2016
LONDON Poetry Library, Southbank Centre



Audio Recording of Futures Launch at Free Word Centre, November 2016

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230 pages
ISBN 9781908058249
Published 5 November 2015
Cover design: Ben Anslow


Excellent ... launches a counter-offensive against the inhuman and mystifying terminologies of high finance ... [Chiotis's] translations have such vitality that they mesh seamlessly with the English language poems.
Times Literary Supplement

"I want to gatecrash history," reads the graffiti in one photo. This impressive anthology does just that.
Rain Taxi

Coverage in the Greek Press

Culture Now
Book Press
Times of Change

About the author

Theodoros Chiotis (editor) is a poet and literary theorist. His work has appeared in magazines and anthologies in Greece, the UK, the US, Sweden, Croatia and Australia. He is Project Manager at the Cavafy Archive (Onassis Foundation) and a DPhil candidate in the Department of Modern Greek at the University of Oxford. He lives in Athens.

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