Author Profile

Konstandinav Dounis

Konstandina Dounis was born in Melbourne, her parents having emigrated from the Greek island of Evia in 1955. She has published widely as a literary critic, poet and literary translator. She lectured in Greek Language and Literature throughout the 1980s and 1990s during which time she convened a series of conferences on aspects of Greek-Australian literature and identity. Her recent publications include, as translator, Dreams of Clay Drops of Dew, selected poems of Dina Amanatides, and her own bilingual poetry, Poems for my Mother.

See Konstandinav at the 2016 Festival:

18-06-2016 2.00pm-3.00pm

Father-child relationships can be testing at the best of times, but what happens when migration adds a whole new dimension to it? Greek-Australian writers Konstandina Dounis, Dmetri Kakmi, Dean Kalimniou and Helen Nickas discuss their funny and sad stories published…

Location: Council Chamber