Yiannis Ritsos is one of the most influential Greek poets. Politically active, he received the Lenin Peace Prize in His work is respected by acclaimed European poets, such as Louis Aragon, who once said that Ritsos was "the greatest poet of our age.
Alexandros Papadiamantis ( 1851 – was an influential Greek novelist, short-story writer and poet. His longest works were the serialized novels "The Gypsy Girl," "The Emigrant," and "Merchants of Nations." These were adventures set around the Medite
Nikos Kavvadias was a famous Greek poet and writer. He drew inspiration from his travels around the world as a sailor. He is best known for "Fog" and "Traverso" Many of his poems have been turned into songs.
Κατερίνα Γώγου: 'Η ποιήτρια και των επόμενων γενεών''- Katerina Gogou Poetry's next generation. Πώς με κοιτάζει έτσι/ αυτό το άσπρο κομμάτι χαρτί/ πώς με κοιτάζει έτσι το φεγγάρι.../ Πώς θροΐζει μέσα μου/ αυτό τον παγωμένο χάρτη στο βυθό/ πώς με κοιτάει έτσι το φεγγάρι...../Πως σκύβει έτσι πάνω στο στόμα μου να δει/ αν ανασαίνω ο Καρυωτάκης... " Απόντες", 1986