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Emmanuel Aligizakis (Manolis) is a Cretan poet and author.  He has published more than 20 books of poetry, three novels, and eleven major translation works. His translation Tasos Livaditis – Poems, Volume II was longlisted for the 2023 Griffin Poetry Prize, and his translation George Seferis – Collected Poems was shortlisted for the Greek National Literary Awards. His articles, poems, and short stories in both Greek and English have appeared in books, magazines, and newspapers in Canada, USA, Sweden, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Australia, and Greece. His poetry has been translated into Spanish, Romanian, Swedish, Portuguese, German, Hungarian, Urdu, and Punjabi.  A member of the League of Canadian Poets and the Federation of BC Writers, Aligizakis is a Literary Advisor to Surrey Muse, and he has served as the Vice-President of Royal City Literary and Arts Society in New Westminster. He was recently appointed an honorary instructor and fellow of the International Arts Academy, and awarded a Master’s of Arts in Literature.

Tasos Livaditis – Poems, Volume II 2023 Longlist

Libros Libertad, Canada

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