A. E. Stallings has lived in Greece since 1999. Her latest collection is Olives (TriQuarterly Books 2012). She is working on a translation of Hesiod's Works and Days.
The Nobel Laureate George Seferis was born in 1900 near Smyrna in the Ottoman Empire, and died n 1971 in Athens, Greece. For a poet in exile, the hapless companions of Odysseus, who never make it back home, held a special significance.
Founded in Chicago by Harriet Monroe in 1912, Poetry is the oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English-speaking world. Harriet Monroe’s “Open Door” policy, set forth in Volume I of the magazine, remains the most succinct statement of Poetry’s mission: to print the best poetry written today, in whatever style, genre, or approach.Poetry