Judith Kazantzis was a poet, novelist, translator, painter and printmaker. She was born in 1940 and grew up in East Sussex. She took a history degree but has spent her life writing and painting, and, “where and when possible, political activism”, reflected in many of her books.

She has twelve poetry collections and one novel Her work has appeared internationally in anthologies and magazines. She showed her paintings and prints and artworks at local exhibitions.

Her page on the British Council website

An essay by Michael Tolkein on a volume of Judith Kazantzis's Selected Poems (1977-1992), first published in Agenda.

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