Laurent Dimitri, born in 1970. Has published five books: La Nuit Myrtide, Morning Shower (1992), Abrosophie (Treesophie 21) (1995), Phrases Baume-Balle-Boulet (1996), Waiting for Virginy (1997). Has contributed to various magazines and participated in several festivals of poetry.
Yekta (1979, France) is a poet and a musician. He has been published in many poetry reviews and in several anthologies and has released three poetry books. He is involved in the French-English Poetry Festival and is in charge of several tasks in its magazine, La Traductière, an international review of poetry and visual arts. As a composer, guitarist, pianist, narrator and singer, Yekta collaborates with several projects linked to poetry. Recently, he has composed the soundtrack for videopoems Statue (2015) and The Way of Dreams (2016) directed by Nicolas Sandanassamy. In 2016, he released his first piano E.P., which accompanies the book Le mangeur de reflets.
Yekta is coming to Days of Poetry and Wine festival as a member of Versopolisplatform, supported by the Creative Europe Programme of the EU.
Emmanuel Moses was born in 1959 in Casablanca (Morocco). After a childhood in Cachan (Val-de-Marne), and then in Paris, he moved to Jérusalem in 1969 with his family. In 1986 he left Israel and settled in Paris where he lived from different jobs (part-time journalist, organiszer of cultural events, publisher). He shares presently his time between writing and translating.