Sotirios Pastakas

Sotirios Pastakas (born in Larissa, Thessaly, in 1954), studied medicine in Rome, a significant period for his training, and for thirty years he worked as a psychiatrist in Athens. He has published numerous collections of poems, a theatrical monologue, a book of essays and translations of Italian poets (Sereni, Penna, Saba, Pasolini, Gatto) and a book of short stories. He collaborates with various literary journals with essays and translations from Italian and is a member of the Greek Writers Society.
He is translated into twelve languages, and the book Trilogy (Parousia, 2012) has been published in the United States under the title Food Line (Forepaw Press, 2014), translated by Jack Hirschman and Angelos Sakkis.
In 2001 he represented Greece in the founding of the World Poetry Academy, in Verona, under the aegis of UNESCO, and took part in numerous international poetry meetings.
In December 2019 he is on tour in Italy. His poems can be read on various magazines.

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Heiko H. Caimi
Heiko H. Caimi, born in 1968, is a writer, screenwriter, poet and teacher of fiction writing. He has collaborated as an author with publishers Mondadori, Tranchida, Abrigliasciolta and others. He has taught at the Egea bookshop of Bocconi University in Milan and several other schools, libraries and associations in Italy and Switzerland. Since 2013 he has been editorial director of the literature magazine Inkroci. He is one of the founders and organizers of the traveling literary festival Libri in Movimento. He collaborates with the news magazine "InPrimis" keeping the column "Pages in a minute" and with the blog of the writer Barbara Garlaschelli "Sdiario". He published the novel "I predestinati" (The Predestined, Prospero, 2019) and edited the anthology of short stories "Oltre il confine. Storie di migrazione" (Over the border. Migration stories, Prospero, 2019).