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komninos zervos


komninos zervos’ “bio” was first published in Cordite 36: Electronica (2011). Cordite’s spoken word editor is Emilie Zoey Baker.

komninos zervos

komninos, performance poet, has been poeting since 1985 professionally, taking his poetry to schools, community groups, hotels, music venues, prisons, coffee lounges and universities, radio and television and now the internet.

komninos has published two adult collections of poetry with the university of queensland press, komninos and komninos by the kupful; a collection of poetry for children illustrated by peter viska and published by oxford university press, the baby rap and other poems; and a hardcover illustrated children’s picture book published by harper/collins, high street, kew east.

komninos has had three plays performed by professional theatre companies in sydney and brisbane.

in 1991 komninos received the australian human rights award for literature and in 1992 was awarded the australia council's ros bower award for outstanding achievement in community arts.

in 1995 komninos completed a master’s of arts in creative writing at the university of queensland; he authored a cd-rom of cyberpoetry for his dissertation. http://komninos.com.au/cyberpoetry

in 1997 komninos authored a cd-rom, cyberpoetry underground.

komninos convened the CyberStudies major at the School of Arts, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, from 1999 to 2007.

komninos now lives in melbourne and has returned to being a performance poet.