Kostya Tsolakis

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Kostya Tsolakis (he/him) is a London-based poet and journalist born and raised in Athens, Greece. A Warwick Writing Programme graduate, he is founding editor of harana poetry, the online magazine for poets writing in English as a second or parallel language, and was poetry editor at Ambit in 2020-21. In 2019 he won the Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition, ESL category, judged by Jackie Kay. His poems have been published in Stand, The Tangerine, The Scores, Magma, Under the Radar and Wasafiri, among others. His pamphlet Ephebos is out with ignitionpress.

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