Alexandra Galanou

Alexandra Galanou

Born in Larnaca, Cyprus.
Studied Sociology (B.A) and Social Psychology (M.A.) in New York., worked in the business sector.

Published the following poetry collections:

Anamesa sto Zapheiri kai to Geino (Between the Colors of Sapphire and Earth) 1996

Sygkatoikoi tou Orizonta (Co-habitants of the Horizon) 2000 , awarded the Costas Montis Poetry Prize in 2003) and translated into French “Cohabitants de l’Horizon” Editions Praxandre , University of Nancy 2.
Stis gonies ton lexeon (In the Corners of the Words) (translated into French by Michel Volkovitch “ Dans les recoins des mots” Editions Circe, 2013,)

Parenthesis ke Eisagogika (Parentheses and Quotation Marks )2016 Poetry collection shortlisted for the Cyprus State Poetry prize.
A bilingual poetry collection (Italian-Greek) “Parentesi e Virgolette “, 2017, introduction and translation by Vincenzo Rotolo
Her poems have been included in many anthologies and have also been translated into English, German, Turkish and Bulgarian.
She contributes to Greek and Cypriot literary journals and she has participated in poetry meetings in Cyprus, Greece and France.