Adrianne Kalfopoulou

Adrianne Kalfopoulou is the author of two poetry collections, most recently Passion Maps (Red Hen Press, 2009). Her poems and essays have appeared in various journals, including Hotel Amerika, Room magazine, and Prairie Schooner. She is on the faculty at Hellenic American University and teaches in the Creative Writing Program at New York University.

  •    March 2012
    Bringing together crime fiction, memoir, and historical travelogue, poet and essayist Adrianne Kalfopoulou's genre-crossing recommendations portray Greece in all its modern-day complexity. Che Committed Suicide Petros Markaris Che Committed Suicide (2010), the latest English translation in Petros Markaris's crime-novel series—featuring the lapsed right-wing police in...
  •    March 2011
      Adrianne Kalfopoulou And then what you wanted was salt, . . . but you could not turn to look. —Cecilia Woloch, “Salt” My parents were deliberate about escaping their place of origin and deliberately "cast the black rock," as the Greek saying goes for not looking back. What happens when anyone looks back? You could turn to salt like Lot's wife, who could not resist looking back on S...