Active in organising readings and events with other poets, Elsa Korneti was born in Munich (1969), Germany, but grew up in Thessaloniki, Greece and still lives there.
She is a poet, essayist and poetry translator from English, German and Italian. Her career has been similarly diverse: studies in finance were followed by work as a journalist for well-known newspapers and magazines. She has published poetry, short stories, essays, book reviews and translations. Her screenplay under the title White Cherry has been distinguished and projected at the Museum of Cinematography in Thessaloniki, Greece. She organised several successful poetry slams in her city and in Athens, she inspired, organised events and brought on stage original poetic performances. She has published 15 books of poetry, short stories, essays and translations.
Her poems, short stories, book reviews, essays and translations have appeared in numerous well-known literary magazines. Part of her work among all books have been translated and published in foreign anthologies and literary magazines in ten European languages and Chinese.
2021. Ο ήρωας πέφτει [The hero is falling] (2021). Athens: Ekdoseis ton Filon.
2021. Ξύλινη μύτη τορνευτή [Wooden nose turned] (2021). Thessaloniki: Saixpirikon.
The unhappy narcissist is threatened by the loss of beauty. The sophisticate takes reward from the geometry of desires. The eccentric form defective passions. The restless spirit seeks out a series of liberating falls. The daydreamer is charmed by planetary coincidences. The womanizer falls victim t...