The Immigrant’s Refrigerator
Fiction. Short Stories.
GenPop Books, 2018
* SPD Fiction Bestseller
* Finalist for the Institute for Immigration Research New American Voices Award
“A Lambda Literary Award–winning poet, Georgiou portrays immigrants to America, both legal and illegal, in heartfelt, no-nonsense prose…. It’s brutally hard to imagine that kind of experience, but Georgiou brings it closer. Verdict: A keen, sobering work.” — LIBRARY JOURNAL: “THE ART OF THE SHORT STORY… THE BEST OF A FLOURISHING GENRE” “Quiet, yet powerful stories…. Themes of displacement and loneliness…. Georgiou’s timely collection will appeal to any reader interested in immigration issues.” — BOOKLIST “Exquisite . . . timely . . . poignant stories remind us of the vital role that human compassion plays in bridging ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic divides.” — AIMEE LIU. “Quietly devastating . . . a testament to the tender, transformative power of acceptance and love.” — RAHNA REIKO RIZZUTO “Elena Georgiou is a dazzlingly good writer.” — JOHN MCMANUS
Rhapsody of the Naked Immigrants
Harbor Mountain Press, 2009
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“Your visa to the poetry of immigration.” —LISA BIRMAN “Beautifully and unabashedly exposed… Remarkably brave.” —JENNY BOULLY “Beautiful…. The “blossom” that falls to the train floor.” —BHANU KAPIL
University of Wisconsin Press, 2003
“The debut of a lucid, lusty new voice in American poetry…. A poetry of rare independence and vulnerability, sass, and sophistication” — MOLLY PEACOCK. “This girl rocks the poetry boat” — GERRY GOMEZ PEARLBERG
The World in Us
Elena Georgiou & Michael Lassell, editors.
St. Martins Press, 2000