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Vassilis Amanatidis

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Vassilis Amanatidis was born in Edessa, nor­thern Greece, in 1970. He was rai­sed in Thessaloniki, where he now lives. He stu­died History and Archaeology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Masters and PhD in Art History) and wor­ked as an art cura­tor at the Thessaloniki Centre of Contemporary Art. He is cur­rent­ly a tea­cher of lite­ra­ture and a trans­la­tor. He has publi­shed five poe­try col­lec­tions :Dormitory : Nine noc­tur­nal parables (1999), House of ice (2001), Thirtythree (2003), Summer indoors + six proofs of capa­bi­li­ty (2005), 4-D : Four-Dimensional Poems (2006). He has also publi­shed two col­lec­tions of short-sto­ries : Don’t eat me(Kastaniotis, Athens 2005) and Charybdi’s Dog (Kastaniotis, 2008).

His thea­tri­cal plays The wash­ba­sin (2007) and Blom ! (2008) were sta­ged in Thessaloniki. His poems and short-sto­ries have been trans­la­ted in five lan­guages (English, French, Italian, Russian, Serbian and Persian), and have been inclu­ded in antho­lo­gies, cata­logues and lite­ra­ry jour­nals in America, Canada, England, Sweden, Italy and Russia. He has per­for­med in seve­ral poe­try rea­dings at inter­na­tio­nal fes­ti­vals such as the third Stockholm Poetry Festival and in the 53rd Venice Biennale.