DIMITRIS
LYACOS

3-BOOK BOX SET

THE TRILOGY

POENA DAMNI

Z213: EXIT

POENA DAMNI

WITH THE PEOPLE FROM THE BRIDGE

POENA DAMNI

THE FIRST DEATH

Welcome to the official compendium of information and resources on the contemporary author Dimitris Lyacos. Along with news on current publications, here you will find regular updates on readings and other events as well as reviews and interviews in journals and other literary sources.

Latest News

Excerpt reading & commentary
A French radio programme on AVEC LES GENS DU PONT

Oct 2020 | media appearances

Critique de "Avec les gens du pont" de Dimitris LYACOS, traduit du grec par Michel Volkovitch, éd. Le Miel des Anges, 2020

3:AM MAGAZINE: entangled narratives and dionysian frenzy
AN INTERVIEW WITH ANDREW BARRETT

Sep 2020 | publications

Dimitris Lyacos’s cross-genre trilogy Poena Damni is among the most well-received pieces of contemporary European literature ... 

A panel discussion with DIMITRIS LYACOS
Polip Fastival

Sep 2020 | media appearances

A PANEL DISCUSSION WITH DIMITRIS LYACOS. POLIP FESTIVAL, PRISTINA, KOSOVO

Word-for-Sense and Other Stories
A Review of the Trilogy by Talia Franks

Jul 2020 | reviews

[...] a cadence that allows its more macabre undertones to shine through in a way that is at times vaguely unsettling and at others graphic in ways that are horrifying. [...] filled me with a sense of dread every time I turned the page.

FixPoetry Magazine
A Review on the German Translation of the Trilogy

Jul 2020 | reviews

The title of this anthology is already mysterious: Poena Damni . I'm not a Latin, but I would roughly translate it as "The revenge or the punishment of loss". After reading the book, I also realize that it means the loss of home, of orientation, of security. Poena Damni consists of three parts. “Z213: EXIT” has almost a hundred pages, the other two texts about 45 pages each.

POENA DAMNI. TRILOGIE German Edition
Z213: Exit | Mit den Menschen von der Brücke | Der erste Tod. Translated by Nina-Maria Wanek, Published by: KLAK VERLAG

May 2020 | BOOKS

Dimitris Lyacos’ Trilogie „Poena Damni“ entstand seit 1992 als „work-in-progress“ mit Themen, die vom Sündenbock über die Wiederkehr der Toten bis zur Psychose reichen. Sie beginnt mit dem Schluss und geht zum Anfang zurück. Der Titel bezieht sich auf die Strafe der verdammten Seelen ...