Manolis – Surrey Muse


Manolis (Emmanuel Aligizakis) is a Greek-Canadian poet and author who has published over twenty collections of poetry, novels and numerous poetry translations including the works of great Greek poets such as Yannis Ritsos, Constantine Cavafy, and George Seferis. His translation ‘George Seferis-Collected Poems’ was shortlisted for the Greek National Literary Awards. His poems in both Greek and English have been published in Canada, United States, Sweden, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Australia, Jordan, Serbia, Brazil and Greece; and his poems have been translated into Spanish, Romanian, Swedish, German, Hungarian, Arabic, Turkish, Serbian, Portuguese and Russian languages.

Manolis lives in White Rock, and spends his time writing, gardening, traveling, and, heading Libros Libertad, an independent publishing company he founded in 2006.

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At the January 27 gathering of Surrey Muse, Manolis will present a selection of his most recent work. More about the event is here: january-27-gathering-of-surrey-muse


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An interdisciplinary Arts and Literature group that meets Fourth Friday of each month except December. Presents a Guest Author, a Featured Poet, and a Featured Artist/Performer. Discussions. Open Mic. Book Table. Book Signings. Free event. Donations welcome.

6 thoughts on “Manolis – Surrey Muse

  1. Manolis writes beautiful, sensitive poetry. I do intend to be there.


  2. […] Author: Susan Crean Featured Poet: Manolis Featured Playwright: Sana Janjua Host: Valerie […]


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