Dimitris P. Kraniotis
2, Panagoulis str.
Home page: http://www.dimitriskraniotis.com/
Dimitris P. Kraniotis is an award-winning Greek poet and the author of 4 poetry books: "Traces" (poems in Greek), Larissa (Greece) 1985, "Clay Faces" (poems in Greek), Larissa (Greece) 1992 , "Fictitious Line" (poems in Greek and translated into English and French), Larissa (Greece) 2005 and "Dunes" (selected poems translated into French and Romanian), Bucharest (Romania) 2007.
He was born in 15 July 1966 in Stomio, a coastal town in central Greece. He studied at the Medical School of the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece. He lives and works as a Medical Doctor Specialist in Internal Medicine in Larissa, Greece.
He is Doctor of Literature (Litt.D.), Founder and President of World Poets Society (W.P.S.), Editor and Director of the online poetic libraries "Greek Poet", "International Poet" and "Hellenic Words", the Editorial Director of the Greek medical magazine "Hippocrates", President of the Economic and Social Council of the Prefecture of Larissa, member of the Editorial Board of the Greek literary magazine "Graphi" and member of the Board of Directors of the Larissa Medical Association and Larissa Medical Society.
He is a member of several organizations including the Hellenic Literary Society, International Society of Greek Writers, Larissa Writers and Poets Society (former Vice-President and President), Greek Society of Medical Writers, World Academy of Arts and Culture (WAAC), World Congress of Poets (WCP), United Poets Laureate International (UPLI), International Writers and Artists Association (IWA), Union Mondiale des Ecrivains Medecins (UMEM), The Academy of American Poets, International Society of Poets (ISP), Poetry Society of America (PSA), Poetas del Mundo (Chile) and Bilingual Poets and Writers for Peace (Argentina). Also he is Poetry Ambassador (by the National Poetry Month Committee, USA) and Love Ambassador (by The Love Foundation, USA).
Central theme in his poetry is contemporary man, his impasse, his worries, his fears, his hopes and dreams. His poems have been translated into English, French, Romanian, Serbian, Dutch and Portuguese.
He has won a number of international literary awards for his poetry (in Greece, USA, UK, France and India), which has been published in many countries around the World (USA, UK, Romania, India, Algeria, Mongolia, China, Korea, Brazil, France, Australia, Canada, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Argentina, Turkey, South Africa, El Salvador, United Arabic Emirates, Taiwan & Nigeria).
He is featured in several encyclopedias (the free encyclopedia "Wikipedia" in 35 languages, the Greek encyclopedia "Live Pedia", the "Big Encyclopedia of New Greek Literature of Haris Patsis" and the "Who is Who in Greece").
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