L for Longing
Ersi Sotiropoulos is a poet and novelist who lives in Athens, Greece. Her work has been translated into many languages, and has been awarded in Greece with the National Book Prize twice, the Book Critics’ Award and the Athens Academy Prize. She has also received the Dante Alighieri Prize for her poetry in Italy and has been shortlisted for the European Book Prize. She has written scripts for film and television and participated in exhibitions of visual poetry. Her novel What’s Left of the Night won the Prix Méditerranée Étranger 2017 in France and the ALTA Award 2019 in the US.