Eleni Kefala

Eleni Kefala has published two books of poetry. She has been a finalist for the Diavazo First-Time Author Award (Greece) and winner of the State Prize for Poetry (Cyprus). She was a juror for the 2022 Neustadt Prize, and she teaches Latin American and comparative literature at the University of St Andrews in Scotland.

  • A photograph of a fountain pen writing in cursive on paper
    Eleni Kefala
    Poetry  is   not   solace,  it  is  not  a song of joy and of sadness, it is not a  haven  in  the  mouth  of  a  blind man, it is not a  museum. Poetry is not  an   almanac  of   meanings  on t...
  • A sandy beach, capping with small dunes, as water infills the spaces between
    Eleni Kefala
    East Sands at low tide. Photos provided by Eleni Kefala. worldlittoday · Eleni Kefala - “The Coastal Path” (Greek) for Colin McEwan I heard the news a few days ago we hadn’t spoken...
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      Photo by Eleni Kefala for G. D.   It was much easier to tell why it was called the golden grotto than to get into it. . . . It appears to have been used as a cemetery, for rows of tombs have be...

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