Lena Kallergi (Λένα Καλλέργη) / Athens (Greece)

Lena Kallergi is a poet, translator and linguist who lives and works in Athens, Greece.

She has published two books of poetry: Κήποι στην άμμο/Gardens on sand (Gavrielides, 2010 – ‘Maria Polydouri’ Award for New Poets) and Περισσεύει ένα πλοίο / Α ship to spare (Gavrielides, 2016 – Poets’ Circle Award, shortlisted for National Poetry Award), as well as two volumes of poetry in collaboration with ‘Ομάδα Από Ποίηση’/ ‘Poetry Team’ (Gavrielides, 2010, 2012).

She has translated poetry by Giacomo Leopardi (Η νύχτα απομένει/Night Remains, Gavrielides, 2013), Luis Cernuda, William Wordsworth, John Keats, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Elizabeth Bishop, Marianne Moore, Robert Duncan, and others.

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