Yannis Varveris (Greek: Γιάννης Βαρβέρης) (1955 – 25 May 2011) was an award winning Greek poet, critic and translator.
Varveris was born and died in Athens. He read Law at the University of Athens. His first collection of poems was published in 1975. He belongs to the so-called Genia tou 70, which is a literary term referring to Greek authors who began publishing their work during the 1970s, especially towards the end of the Greek military junta of 1967-1974 and at the first years of the Metapolitefsi. He has been awarded the State Book Prize for Criticism in 1996 for his book Κρίση του θεάτρου Γ΄ (1976–1984) and the Cavafy prize (2001) and the poetry prize of literary journal Diavazo (2002) for his poetry collection Στα ξένα.
Έν φαντασία και λόγω (In Imagination and Word), 1975
Το ράμφος (The Beak), 1978
Αναπήρων Πολέμου (Disabled Veterans), 1982
Ο θάνατος το στρώνει (Death Spread It Around), 1986
Πιάνο βυθού (Piano of the Deep), 1991
Ο κύριος Φογκ (Mister Fog), 1993
Άκυρο θαύμα (Miracle Null and Void), 1996
Ποιήματα 1975-1996 (Poems 1975-1996), 2000
Στα ξένα (Abroad), 2001
Selected Essays & Criticism
Κρίση του θεάτρου (1976–1984) (Theater Reviews 1, 1976–1984), 1985
Κρίση του θεάτρου Β΄ (1976–1984) (Theater Reviews 2, 1976–1984), 1991
Κρίση του θεάτρου Γ΄ (1976–1984) (Theater Reviews 3, 1976–1984), 1995
Σωσίβια λέμβος (Lifeboat), 1999
Κρίση του θεάτρου Δ΄ - κείμενα θεατρικής κριτικής 1994-2003 (Theater Reviews 4, 1994–2003), 2004
His entry for the 2001 Frankfurt Book Fair (Greek)
His page at the website of the Hellenic Authors' Society (Greek) and (English)
A page at the National Book Centre of Greece
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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