Yorgis Palamianakis is from Yergeri, a village near Heraklion, Crete. His poetry is influenced by the every day life of his village and the island of Crete, through the use of mandinada and rhyming couplets using a fifteen syllable rhythm that is traditional in the poetry and song of Crete. His verse has been compared to Vincence Kornaros, poet of the 17th Century. Yorgis is a member of the Association of Greek Literatures. He is also included in the Chari Patsi Encyclopaedia. He has published two books Expression of Life A and B.