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Christos Tsiolkas’ the slap named in 25 best Australian novels of the last 25 years

Christos Tsiolkas’ novel The Slap, written in 2008 has been named in Sydney Morning Herald’s list of the 25 best Australian novels in the last 25 years. “It’s a masterful …

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Soldiers and Aliens by June Factor – A book review

I often think of the journey of historical enquiry as a constantly changing painting or image, being added to as new researchers uncover aspects of the past that have been …

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A Greek Cypriot novel set during the conflicting period of the ancient world and and the modern era

After two-year’s of research, Canadian-Greek Cypriot author Andreas C Chrysafis has published Aphrodite’s Sacred Virgins. The story takes place on the island of Cyprus. Set around 40-50 AD and based …

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Debut novel a love letter to Greek heritage

A novel set in the island of Ikaria in Greece, with a half-Greek Australian protagonist couldn’t have come at a better time. “Most of us haven’t had a decent holiday …

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Dean Kalimniou launches bilingual children’s book ‘Soumela and the magic Kemenche’

The launch of Dean Kalimniou’s bilingual children’s book “Soumela and the Magic Kemenche” took place on Sunday, 29 May at the Panarcadian Association “O Kolokotronis”. Among the attendees were former …

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Entries open for writers to enter their works to literary competition

Entries are now open for the Greek-Australian Cultural League (GACL) Literary competition for works written in Greek and/or English by writers who are over 18 years of age and reside …

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Greek – Australian writers to be showcased next month at Greek Festival of Sydney

The 40th Greek Festival of Sydney is devoting a day to presentations of recently-published books in English by Greek-Australian writers in collaboration with UTS Journalism and Writing. Although very different …

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Over the fence and into a book: Yiayia Next Door turns tragedy to triumph

Yiayia’s call over the fence has become as familiar of a sound as a notification ping or a phone ringing to siblings Daniel and Luke Mancuso. The brothers’ set up …

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Greek author Corteau shortlisted for EBRD book prize

Less than a year after Neos Kosmos announced that Greek author’s Auguste Corteau’s (Petros Hatzopoulos) novel The Book of Katerina was translated into English, it has been shortlisted on the …

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‘Finding Teo’: Australian author Marjorie Morrissey writes about another ‘lost’ child of the Greek Civil War era

During the Greek Civil War more than 50,000 people died and more than 500,000 Greeks were displaced from their homes. 24,000 children left the country for unknown destinations. By the …

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