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Eroticism in the Poetry of Manolis Aligizakis

The poet Manolis Aligizakis has familiarized himself with the tragedy by seeing life through the multi-faceted lens of observation and by living experiences that gave him the ability to perceive first-hand... more

Don McLellan shortlisted for 2016 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Don McLellan, the Libros Libertad author of the 2008 short story collection In the Quiet After Slaughter, a ReLit Award finalist, has been shortlisted for the 2016 Commonwealth Short Story Prize... more

P.W. Bridgman's Short Story Published on Litro

WITHIN A WEEK OF THE DAY ED MET GIOVANNA IN THE BEER PARLOUR AT THE COBALT, Mrs. Pinsky married them in the living room of her house near the corner of Pandora and Triumph. Mrs. Pinsky was the mother of... more

From Diapers Hill to Widows' Hill

Homes in Don McLellan's old Renfrew Heights neighbourhood now sell for a million-plus. He remembers when it was a low budget haven for returning veterans.... more

PW Bridgman's The Mars Hotel featured in Dancing on the Edge festival

The Mars Hotel began as an ultra-short story by Vancouver writer P.W. Bridgman... The resulting piece was to be a gift to his wife, but has morphed into much more.... more

Review: Hear Me Out

Three months after asking her lover to leave, Tzoutzi Matzourani is tormented by his absence.... more

Review: Standing at an Angle to My Age

In "The Long Outing," one of the stories in P.W. Bridgman's Standing at an Angle to My Age, an introverted young man recalls his childhood rejection of language and family: "I opened my mouth and let her... more

Manolis' "Nostos and Algos" has been released in Serbian

Manolis' "Nostos and Algos" has been released in Serbian by publishers SZIVERI in Serbia... more

Longhand lives - for $5,000 per copy

Poet and publisher Manolis Aligizakis has announced his most extraordinary book – a facsimile of his own handwritten version of Erotokritos, a romantic-epic poem composed by Vitzentzos Kornaros of... more

Manolis' poems published in Jordan magazine

Libros Libertad is pleased to announce that Manolis' poems JUSTIFICATION and AMORPHOUS from AUTUMN LEAVES (Ekstasis Editions, 2014) have been translated into Arabic by Ali Znaidi and published in the literary... more