Elena Georgiou

Elena Georgiou

Elena Georgiou is the author of Rhapsody of the Naked Immigrants, from Harbor Mountain Press, and mercy mercy me, which won a Lambda Literary Award for poetry, was a finalist for the Publishing Triangle Award, and was reissued by the University of Wisconsin Press in 2003. She is also co-editor (with Michael Lassell) of the poetry anthology, The World In Us (St. Martin’s Press).

Georgiou has won an Astraea Emerging Writers Award, a New York Foundation of the Arts Fellowship, and was a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her recent work appears or is forthcoming in Denver Quarterly, BOMB, MiPoesia, Lumina, Spoon River Review, Cream City Review, and Gargoyle. A member of the faculty in the MFA program at Goddard College, Elena lives in Vermont and maintains a website at elenageorgiou.com.

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from The Immigrant’s Refrigerator   HUMMUS Who would have believed that ground chickpeas with garlic, olive oil, and lemon juice, formed into a paste, would be welcomed by the British public, and end up on a shelf at Safeway? She certainly wouldn’t have. In fact, she was so unaccustomed to seeing this product outside of […]

GenPop Magazine is pleased to bring you new fiction by Elena Georgiou, who has been a favorite among the poetry community since the debut of mercy mercy me, and remains so, with her more recent Rhapsody of the Naked Immigrants. But Georgiou has turned her attention to fiction recently, and we couldn’t be more pleased […]

December 2nd was something of a GenPop Books & GPB Consortium homecoming–or potluck, or brewhaha, or something–at the Bowery Poetry Club. Alan Semerdjian debuted In the Architecture of Bone, his first collection of poems, just out from GenPop Books, and was joined for an evening of “Hyphenated-American poetry” with Harbor Mountain Press authors Elena Georgiou […]

Elena Georgiou Rhapsody of the Naked Immigrants ISBN 9780981556024 Poetry | 5″x8″, 88 pages, perfectbound | $14 Order online via PayPal or order by check Award-winning poet Elena Georgiou’s second collection, Rhapsody of the Naked Immigrants, prompts us to look beyond the question, “Where are you from?” to a more complicated array of questions regarding […]