Adrianne Kalfopoulou is the author of two collections of poetry, Wild Greens (2002) and Passion Maps (2009) both from Red Hen Press. Her essays and poems have appeared in various journals including World Literature Today, Hotel Amerika, and Room magazine. A collection of lyrical essays, Ruin, Essays in Exilic Living, is forthcoming in 2014. She lives in Athens where she teaches at the Hellenic American Educational Foundation. She is also part of the faculty of the Black Forest Writing Seminars in Freiburg, Germany and the adjunct faculty of the creative writing program at New York University.