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On the Crisis in Greece

July 2012

In this collection, originally featured in the July 2012 issue of Words Without Borders, we present three views of the current Greek crisis from Amanda Michalopoulou, Petros Markaris, and Auguste Corteau.

Woman in Tree
By Amanda Michalopoulou
Today we have with us the woman who toppled the government.
Translated from Greek by Karen Emmerich
By Auguste Corteau
A girl will head toward the taxi stand, dragging a noisy suitcase far too small for her hopes.
Translated from Greek by Karen Emmerich
From “Overdue Loans”
By Petros Markaris
There are riot police trucks blockading the street, not even a mosquito could squeeze by.
Translated from Greek by Karen Emmerich