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Palavos Yannis & Zafiriadis Tassos

Yannis Palavos

Giannis Palavos was born in Velvento, Kozani in Greece in 1980. He studied Journalism at the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki and Arts Administration at the Panteion University in Athens. He is the author of two short story collections (“True Love and other stories”, 2007, and “Joke”, 2012) and the co-author of a graphic novel (“The Corpse”, 2011).

His short stories have won prizes from the British Council (2005, Best short story award at the British Council Young Writers’ National Contest) and Anagnostis Magazine.

His translations of Matthew Arnold, Katherine Mansfield, Edgar Lee Masters, Guillevic, Ray Bradbury, Willa Cather, Miroslav Holub, Donald Justice, Langston Hughes, Saki and Tobias Wolff have appeared in numerous Greek journals and web publications. 


Tasos Zafeiriadis

Tasos Zafeiriadis was born in 1981 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He is an orthodontist currently working on his doctorate degree in orthodontics. Despite this, he has been a regular author of comics since 2002, publishing many comic strips in Greek magazines and websites. He has been responsible for several albums and fanzines, alone or in collaboration with other artists and is one of the founders of the Greek collective comic-strip blog The Very Closed Circle, where you can find a sample of his work (posts under label T.Z.). He has received the Best Greek Writer Comicdom Award in 2011 and 2012.

His albums as writer and artist are: The amazing adventures of Spiff and Spaff (Futura, 2005; 2nd ed. Jemma Press, 2012), Mr. Kong & other stories (Enati Diastasi, 2007), Skorpochori (Enati Diastasi, 2015). As writer only he has published with other artists Intra Muros (Eleftherotypia, 2010), It’s not what you think (Jemma Press, 2011), Arachova ( Enati Diastasi, 2011), The corpse (Jemma Press, 2011;  in French language as Le Croque-Mort, Steinkis ed., 2015), Slap (Jemma Press, 2014) and Trenches-Stories for Gangrene Alley (Jemma Press, 2014).

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