George Mouratidis is a Greek-born poet, translator and researcher. He has taught cultural studies at RMIT University and American literature at The University of Melbourne, where he co-founded the Living Poetry Sessions with writer-poet Lucy Van and is completing his doctorate on the politics and poetics of the Beat Generation. He was a contributing editor of Jack Kerouac’s On The Road: The Original Scroll and is the translator of Noted Transparencies (Owl, 2016) by Greek-language poet Nikos Nomikos, with whom he continues to work closely. His debut poetry collection, Angel Frankenstein (Soul Bay Press, 2018) was published last year.
George at the Festival:
Sat 1 Jun | (Re)writing the “Migrant Working Class”
Sat 1 Jun | Forked Tongues: Bilingual Reading I
Sun 2 Jun | Translation: Lost and Found
Sun 2 Jun | Intergenerational Greek-English poetry reading