BOOK LAUNCH ANTIPODES 2011
DREAMS OF CLAY, DROPS OF DEW: SELECTED POEMS By Dina Amanatides
Presented by Owl Publishing in conjunction with The Greek-Australian Cultural League of Melbourne and the Hellenic Writers Association of Australia.
Translated from the original Greek into English by academic and literary translator Konstandina Dounis.
Published as part of the 'Writing the Greek Diaspora Series', this work will be officially launched by Maria Vamvakinou MP, Federal Member for Calwell.
Dina Amanatides has been a prolific writer within the Greek-Australian community for over fifty years. She has produced eighteen books of poetry and prose, all in the Greek language and has been included in numerous anthologies both here and in Greece.
This publication 'Scattered thoughts and poems' translated into the English language, seeks to acquaint the English speaking readership with the beauty of her work and the wide range of her thematic preoccupation. This work constitutes a fundamentally significant contribution to Australian letters.
Date: Sunday 1st May
Venue: Greek Community Centre
Level 3, 168 Lonsdale St, Melbourne