In 2017, I started a “Why I Write Poetry” series of guest posts. I’ve already received so many, and I hope they keep coming in (details on how to In this post, Sofia Kioroglou, an award-winning poet from Athens, Greece, shares her reasons for writing and publishing poetry.
via Sofia Kioroglou
Thank you all for being here and supporting my work. You all know I have been busy putting together my new book which is going to be published before Easter. I have missed you all out there and promise to read more of your wonderful posts and be more involved in the blogosphere.
There is new work coming up at Ramingo Porch including an interview where I talk about Bukowski and Shakespeare and my new book entitled ” A pilgrim’s adventures”
So, I will keep you posted.
Thank you again for sharing in my joy.
Love you all
I am delighted to have received an interview invite from Marina Marinopoulos. Her kindness and warmth have endeared her to me beyond measure. Her own attractive and informative blog can be found via this link.
As you will see below, Sofia Kioroglou is not just a (twice award-winning) poet. However, since I love her poetry, I thought I would focus upon that facet of her multi-talented personality. She writes in several languages and, of all my subjects, she was the only one to submit her answers, perfectly written, within hours of receiving the questions. That is why, for the first time, the monthly interview is posted on the first day of the month!
Sofia is also a prolific blogger. You can visit her site here.
Tell us a little about yourself.
I am a writer, translator, lexicographer and painter born and bred in Athens, Greece. I am an avid reader and iconographer of saints and believe in human kindness and sacrifice. I would be a cave recluse in Raitho or Sinai had I not met my husband Peter in Jerusalem at the Holy Light…
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