Maria Eliades is a Greek-American writer, journalist, editor, and researcher who lives in the New York metro area, but formerly lived in Istanbul, Turkey for six years. Maria covers politics, culture, art, literature, fashion, travel, food, and leisure in Turkey and Greece.
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Why do some writers get translated instead of others? I explore the idea through the case of Greek poet laureate and Nobel winner George Seferis on the Ploughshares blog.
New York and Istanbul have long been the centers for literary aspiration, each with their own mythologies, magic, and steep entry fees for success. Read about them on the Ploughshares blog, here.