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Fairy Tale Logic: The Philosophy of Mythology through the Eyes of Poetry

October 04, 2016 7:00pm

ASCSA, Cotsen Hall, 9 Anapiron Polemou, 106 76 Athens


Presented by

The Gennadius Library


Speaker

Ginger, F. Zaimis

Maria Smali, 210-72.10.536 (ext. 101)


AUTHOR’S BIOGRAPHY

Ginger F. Zaimis is an American poet, essayist and polymath who specializes in architectural forms. She is the Arts and Literary Chair (Greece) for the International Friends of Bibliotheca Alexandrina, The Library of Alexandria.

Her grammatology unites the intersections of contemporary modernisms, comparative literature and mythology to connect multi-disciplinary dialogues with language, history and philosophy while uniting the arts and sciences. Her work has been presented at centers for contemporary art, biennials and museums while her writing endorsed and published by The Athens Academy as well as her poetic perspectives by The National Book Critics Circle. She was PEN AMERICA’s Joyce Osterweil Poetry finalist (2014) for best, first collection.

The author of two collections of poetry, Prometheus Rebound and Other Mythology and Excavated Athens to Alexandria, various essays and reviews, the architect of the poetic forms, The Portico Convention and the Triptych and co-author of Philosophy and Poetry with Evangelos Moutsopoulos, Philosopher of Kairicity & Member of the Athens Academy and her forthcoming collection, Therapy with Antigone and the Trilogy Verses (Spuyten Duyvil Press, New York City) out early 2017.

She is a Southerner who grew up in Charleston, South Carolina and spent her early years in New York City who now lives in Athens, Greece.

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