“Driving the Beast” at Academy of American Poets (

“Lesvos” at Academy of American Poets (

“Octopus Theology” at Orion

“White Zinfandel” at Plume

“Invocation” at The Los Angeles Review

“Theology at Black Earth Creek” at Birmingham Poetry Review (2020 Collins Prize)

“Goat Theology” at Plume

“Exile in a Thrift Store Landscape” at Blackbird

“Turning Fifty at the Oracle of Death” at The Hopkins Review

“Days of 1993” & “Sunday Morning” at Cortland Review

“Gorgona” at Juxtaprose

“Days of 2015” at Michigan Quarterly Review

“Translation” in Greek (trans. Joanna Eleftheriou): «Μετάφραση» at Diastixo

“Denial” at The Literary Review

“A Poem Not Written by Yannis Ritsos on the Day of my Birth” at The Iowa Review

“Confession” at The Missouri Review

Eight Poems in Mediterranean Poetry

“Altar” at Thrush

“Ariadne (Postscript)” on Verse Daily


The City and the Writer: In Thessaloniki with Christopher Bakken

On Cavafy, Nostalgia, and Greek Summer at In+Sights Greece

“At the Wall with Titos” in Parnassus: Poetry in Review

Excerpt from “Goats in the Ghost Towns of Chios” in Parnassus: Poetry in Review


Review of James Angelos, The Full Catastrophe in Wall Street Journal

Review of Julia Angus, Olive Odyssey, in Wall Street Journal

“Czeslaw Milosz, an American” in Contemporary Poetry Review

“Robert Lowell in Fourteen Lines” in Contemporary Poetry Review

“The Plains Pastoral of B.H. Fairchild” in Contemporary Poetry Review

“Nothing is Beneath Consideration” (on the letters of Robert Lowell, Amy Clampitt and James Wright) in Contemporary Poetry Review


“Confessions of a 21st Century Philhellene: Writing Under the Influence of Patrick Leigh Fermor.” University of Copenhagen (January, 2018)

“Taking Stock and Talking Back.” Hellenic Authors’ Society Symposium. Athens, Greece (October, 2018). 9’20-24’30.

“Case Studies in Subversive Eating: From Greece to the Garage” at Franklin & Marshall College (February, 2015)

Poetry Reading. University of Dubuque (September, 2013)

Translations and Works in Translation


«Μετάφραση» του Κρίστοφερ Μπάκεν in Diastixo (Greek), Christopher Bakken trans. by Joanna Eleftheriou

“Propaganda from a Greek Island” translated by Christopher Bakken and Joanna Eleftheriou in The Common

“The Message” by Titos Patrikios in Gulf Coast

“Night in the Tent” by Titos Patrikios in Prairie Schooner

Seven Poems by Titos Patrikios in Mediterranean Poetry


“Domestic Circus” by Claudiu Komartin in Poetry International

“Five Days” by Claudiu Komartin in Poetry International


Diastixo: Interviewed by Marion Horeanhti (in Greek)

Food Riot/Huffington Post: Interviewed by Amanda Nelson

The Vale of Soul Making: Interviewed by Amy Muse

Taste Trekkers Podcast: “Travel Writing in Greece”

On Honey, Olives, Octopus, Interviewed by Ines Bellina at Gapers Block

On “Drunk” at How a Poem Happens

Food Writing, Features & Recipes

“Three Afternoons of Dining in Greece: Heraklion, Volos, Thessaloniki” at Taste Trekkers

Greek Island Lamb Burgers with Grilled Feta: Food & Wine Magazine

Chef on a Shoestring Winner: CBS News

“Dinner with Mollie Katzen”: Elaina Mercatoris in The Campus

On Honey, Olives, Octopus by Liz Fakazis, At My Greek Table

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