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Jazra Khaleed

Jazra Khaleed was born in 1979 in Grozny, Chechnya.  He lives in Athens’ inner city and writes poetry in Greek, publishing mainly in samizdat and online.  He is an editor of the new Athenian literary magazine Teflon, in which he also publishes poetry, translations, and articles.  With the Greek poet Kyoko Kishida he is currently cotranslating poetry by Keston Sutherland, and is preparing Teflon issues on hip hop poetry and Australian aboriginal writing. His poetry has appeared in English in World Literature Today and Modern Poetry in Translation

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