Dimitra Kotoula studied Archaeology and History of Art at the Universities of Ioannina, Greece, the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence and the Dumbarton Oaks Centre of the Harvard University, Washington D.C. Her first book of poetry (Three Notes for a Melody) appeared in 2004. She has translated, among others, selected poems by Louise Glück, Jorie Graham and Sharon Olds, has been invited and participated in various literary festivals such as the poesiefestival (Berlin 2010). Her poetry and translations have been published in various poetry anthologies and journals. Her poetry has been translated in English, German, Italian, Croatian and Serbian. She lives and works in Athens.
On-line samples of her work can be found at:
-www.lyrikline.org (under Dimitra Kotoula, on-line publication of the poems presented to the Berlin Poetry Festival, June 2010)
-www.agoncasopis.com (vol. 11/Nov.Dec. 2010)
-www.poeticanet.com (vol. 1/April 2006 and vol. 12/April 2010)
-www.greekpoetrynow.com (under Dimitra Kotoula)