Gazmend Kapllani

GAZMEND KAPLLANI was born in 1967 in Lusnia, Albania. In January 1991 he crossed the border into Greece on foot. In Greece he worked as a builder, a cook, and a kiosk attendant, while also studying at Athens University and completing a doctorate on the image of Albanians in the Greek press and of Greeks in the Albanian press. He now writes a twice-weekly column for Ta Nea, Greece's biggest daily newspaper.