Dean Kalimniou

Dean Kalimniou is a Melbourne-born poet who writes his poetry in the Greek language while also being a prolific translator of poetry and prose into both English and Greek. He is also a journalist and cultural commentator at Neos Kosmos, where his English-language “Diatribe” column has been running since 2001, as well as a broadcaster on Greek-language station 3XY Radio Hellas.


Dean at the Festival:

Sat 1 Jun | Bilingualism and Identity

Sat 1 Jun | Forked Tongues: Bilingual Reading II

Sun 2 Jun | Is the a “Greek Australian” literary canon?

Sun 2 Jun | From the Existential to the Divine

Sun 2 Jun | Translation: Lost and Found

Sun 2 Jun | Intergenerational Greek-English poetry reading

Sat 8 Jun | Book Launch: Tom Petsinis’ Steles / Dimitris Troaditis Λοξές Ματιές