Published translations

Books (contemporary Greek literature)

1. Nikiforos Vrettakos
The Philosophy of Flowers
Athens: Artigraf 1990, 46p.
2. Nikiforos Vrettakos
Gifts in Abeyance: Last Poems 1981-91
Minnesota: Nostos 1992, 86p.
ISBN: 0-932963-07-2
3. Odysseus Elytis
The Oxopetra Elegies
Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers 1996, 85p.
ISBN: 3-7186-5881-X
4. Kiki Dimoula
Lethe’s Adolescence
Minnesota: Nostos 1996, 90p.
ISBN: 0-932963-08-0

Hellenic Society of Literary Translators Prize 1997

5. Thanassis Hatzopoulos
As if present
Chalkida: Diametros Publications 1997, 47p.
ISBN: 960-7746-04-X
6. Odysseus Elytis
Journal of An Unseen April
Athens: Ypsilon/Books 1998, 119p.
ISBN: 960-7949-05-6

Hellenic Ministry of Culture Honorary Award 1999

7. Haris Vlavianos
Birmingham: Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies, The University of Birmingham 1998, 118p.
ISBN: 070-441-886-X
8. Yoryis Yatromanolakis
Cambridge: Dedalus 1999, 195p.
ISBN: 1-873982-88-7

Shortlisted for Greek State Translation Prize 2000

9. Odysseus Elytis
Carte Blanche. Selected Writings
(literary essays)
Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers 1999, 98p.
ISBN: 90-5755-100-4
10. Alexis Stamatis
The Seventh Elephant
London: Arcadia Books 2000, 199p.
ISBN: 1-900850-21-4
11. Maro Douka
Come Forth, King
Athens, Kedros Modern Greek Writers, 2003, 372p.
ISBN: 960-04-2406-3
12. Rhea Galanaki
Eleni or Nobody
Illinois: Hydra Books 2003, 200p.
ISBN: 0-8101-1885-8

Shortlisted for Greek State Translation Prize 2004

13. Yannis Kondos
The Absurd Athlete
Todmorden, Arc Publications, 2003, 108p.
ISBN: 1-900072-76-9

Shortlisted for the Corneliu Popescu Prize for European Poetry in Translation 2005

14. The Dedalus Book of Greek Fantasy Literature (short-stories)
Cambridge: Dedalus 2004, 308p.
ISBN: 1-873982-84-4

Awarded the Hellenic Foundation for Culture Translation Prize 2005

15. Petros Markaris
The Late-night News
, (novel)
London: Harvill 2004, 295p.
ISBN: 1-843-43169-6


16. George Veltsos
Athens: Indictos 2004, 149p.
ISBN: 960-518-187-8
17. Liana Sakelliou
Take Me Like a Photograph
Athens: Typothito 2004, 72p.
ISBN: 960-402-169-9
18. Angelic & Black. Contemporary Greek Short Stories
New Jersey: Cosmos Publishing 2006, 261p.
ISBN: 1-932455-11-6
19. Petros Markaris
Zone Defence
London: Harvill Secker 2006, 333p.
ISBN: 1-843-43168-8

Longlisted for the International Dagger Prize 2007

20. Alexis Stamatis
Bar Flaubert
London: Arcadia Books 2007, 287p.
ISBN: 1-900-85057-5

Takis Theodoropoulos
The Power of the Dark God
New Jersey: Cosmos Publishing 2007, 159p.
ISBN: 978-1-932455-16-8

Nikos Engonopoulos
The Beauty of a Greek
Athens: Ypsilon Books 2007, 234p.
ISBN: 978-960-17-0228-5

Awarded the 2008 Greek State Prize for Literary Translation

23. Petros Markaris
Che committed suicide

London: Arcadia Books 2009, 356p.
ISBN: 978-1-906413-34-7
24. Kyriakos Charalambides
Selected Poems
Minnesota: Nostos Books 2010, 101p.
ISBN: 0-932963-14-5
25. Anastassis Vistonitis
Mara's Shade Selected Poems 1971-1995
California: Tebot Bach 2011, 114p.
ISBN: 978-1-893670-72-3
26. Nikos Dimou
On the Unhappiness of Being Greek
Winchester, UK – Washington USA: Zero Books 2013, 45p.
ISBN: 978-1-78099-295-2
27. Alexandros Papadiamandis
Fey Folk
Athens: Aiora Press 2013, 76p.
ISBN: 978-618-5048-06-8
28. C. P. Cavafy
Selected Poems
Athens: Aiora Press 2014, 102p.
ISBN: 978-618-5048-15-0
29. Odysseas Elytis
The Oxopetra Elegies
& West of Sorrow
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press 2012, 100p.
ISBN: 978-0-6740634-3-3
30.   Andreas Karkavitsas
Tales from the Prow
Athens: To Rodakio (forthcoming)

Books (essays, studies, albums)


Angelos Terzakis
The Greek Epic 1940-41
(historical essay)
Athens 1990, 178p.

Yiannis Tsarouchis
“We love art without opulence” (album)
Athens: Adam 1991, 237p.


Nikos Engonopoulos
Sketches and Colours (album)
Athens: Ypsilon/Books 1996, 194p.

Alexis Rodopoulos
Hellenica (album)
Texts by Dimitris Kalokyris
Athens: Antoniadis S.A. 1999, 203p.
ISBN: 960-91185-0-X

Nikos Economopoulos
Economopoulos, photographer (album)
Athens: Metaichmio 2002, 350p.
ISBN: 960-375-121-9 


Kostas I. Kleftoyannis
Yannis Tsarouchis (album)
Athens: Municipality of Amaroussion 2002, 139p.
ISBN: 960-87452-0-9

D.N. Maronitis
Homeric Megathemes: War – Homily – Homecoming (studies)
Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books 2004, 186p.
ISBN: 0-7391-0883-2

Nikos Engonopoulos
Mythology (album)
Athens: Ypsilon/Books 2006, 142p.
ISBN: 960-17-0205-9

Dimitris Yeros
Shades of Love
Photographs inspired by the poems of C.P.Cavafy
Translated from the Greek by David Connolly
San Rafael, California: Insight Editions 2010, 165p.
ISBN: 978-1-608870-


A number of his translations can also be found on the following websites: (translations of poems by Nikos Engonopoulos) (translations of poems by Odysseus Elytis, Nikos Engonopoulos, Miltos Sachtouris, Kiki Dimoula) (Dimitris Nollas, “The Rusted Knife”, “A Little Night Music on a Rusted Balcony”, Prague Writers’ Festival 2008.) (Petros Markaris, “Green Card”, Words across Borders: The Online Magazine for International Literature, March 2009.) (Crumbs from Homer’s Table: Contemporary Greek Poetry, edited and translated by David Connolly, in Free Verse: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry & Poetics (Summer 2012)).