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Musings

An Anthology of Greek-Canadian Literature

edited by Tess Fragoulis; Helen Tsiriotakis & Steven Heighton

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publisher: Vehicule Press
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Everything that any one of us can do to help or hinder his fellow man has been done, at least once, by a Greek. “Margaret Yourcenar, Memoirs of Hadrian Greece is the Western world's cultural birthplace. Think Homer's Iliad and Plato's philosophy. Think Nikos Kazantzakis and George Seferis. Think contemporary Greek-Canadian writers. Musings is a selection of some of the best Greek-Canadian literature, and includes stories and poems by Pan Bouyoucas, Margaret Christakos, Steven Heighton, Stavros Tsimicalis, and many others. Here is a vibrant community with many voices?experimental fiction, traditional storytelling, crisp poetry?anthologized for the first time. Some speak to the various faces of Greece, some speak to the immigrant experience, all speak to our common human experience. Celebrate the musings of the new Greek-Canadian literature! Tess Fragoulis was born in Greece and is the grand-daughter of the acclaimed Cretan writer, Constantine Fragoulis. She is the author of Stories to Hide from Your Mother and Ariadne's Dream.Steven Heighton's work has been translated into several languages and has been nominated for the Governor General's Award, the Trillium Award, and Britain's W.H. Smith Award. His mother's family came from Tripoli, in Peloponnesus. Helen Tsiriotakis is a first-generation Greek-Canadian of Cretan heritage. Her first collection of poetry, A House of White Rooms, was shortlisted for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award.

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Tess Fragoulis is the author of the story collection Stories to Hide from Your Mother. She lives in Montreal.

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Tess Fragoulis is the author of the story collection Stories to Hide from Your Mother. She lives in Montreal.

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Steven Heighton is a critically acclaimed fiction writer and poet. His novels include Afterlands, which was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice and is in pre-production for film, and The Shadow Boxer, a Publishers Weekly Book of the Year. His poetry collections include The Waking Comes Late, winner of the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry; Stalin’s Carnival, winner of the 1990 Gerald Lampert Award for best first book; The Ecstasy of Skeptics, a Governor General’s Award finalist in 1995; along with The Address Book and Patient Frame, poems from which won the P. K. Page Award and the Petra Kenney Prize. His fiction and poetry have received four gold National Magazine Awards, have been translated into twelve languages, and appeared in such publications as the London Review of Books, Poetry, Best American Poetry, Agni, Tin House, Zoetrope, Best English Stories, the Walrus, Best American Mystery Stories, and Brick. He also reviews fiction for the New York Times Book Review. Heighton lives in Kingston, Ontario.

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