Κολέγιο CITY College
Main Campus, Thessaloniki, Greece
16 September 2019

Dr Petros Golitsis honoured with International Award of Poetry by the Writers' Union of Serbia

Dr Petros GolitsisDr Petros Golitsis, Lecturer at the Business Administration & Economics Department of CITY College has been invited to receive the International Prize for Poetry "Povelja Morave" (Moravian Charter) by the Association of Serbian Writers. Dr Golitsis will receive the award in a special ceremony during the International Meeting of Writers that will take place in Beograd 19-23 September 2019.

The International Prize is accompanied by the publication of a separate bilingual edition of his poems in Greek and Serbian, translated by Marija Puslojić.

Dr. Golitsis is the author of four volumes of verse, Paper’s memory (2009), The abrading of time (2013), The flesh of the temporary (2015) and Bursting with meat (2017), and of six volumes of essays on modern and contemporary poetry. His poems are included in various anthologies and journals, and have been published in English, German, Italian, Spanish, Finnish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Serbo-Croatian, Portuguese and in Turkey.

Since 2009 he has been a prolific columnist for various periodicals and newspapers, including “EfSyn”, “Eneken” and “Intellectum”; part of the editing team of “Thraca” and “Erato” (Revista Internacional de Poesía y Poética); a foundation member of the Cultural Foundation “Hyrdia”, and an editorial director of the publishing house “Romi Press” in Thessaloniki. He has been awarded the “Tudor Arghezi” International Award for his poetry (2018) and he has collaborated with the Swiss composer Jonas Kocher (2016) on his poetic composition The flesh of the temporary.

CITY College congratulates Dr Golitsis on receiving another international award for his poetry and is proud to have a multi-talented academic among faculty members.

Last year Dr Golitsis was honoured with another international award for his poetry, the International Award for Poetry ‘Tudor Arghezi’ by the Poetry Subsidiary of the Writers’ Union of Romania.

A selection of poems by Dr Petros Golitsis (PDF)

 

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