Dimitris Lyacos was born in Athens in 1966. His trilogy Poena Damni (Z213: Exit, Nyctivoe, The First Death) has been translated into English, Spanish, Italian and German and has been performed extensively across Europe and the USA. A sound and sculpture installation of Nyctivoe opened in London and toured Europe in 2004-2005. A contemporary dance performance based on the same book is currently showing in Greece. Dimitris Lyacos will be lecturing on his work at Ruskin School, University of Oxford, next November.
For more information on the author visit www.lyacos.net.
Excerpts from Dimitris Lyacosâ€™s trilogy Poena Damni
The First Death