Stella Pierides is a writer and poet born in Athens, Greece. She now divides her time between Neusaess, Germany and London, England. In her heart, she lives somewhere on the Aegean coast. She is married and has two adult daughters. Stella trained as a psychotherapist and worked at a crisis center and in private practice in London, UK for many years. More recently, Stella gained an MA in Literature, with Distinction, from the Open University, UK. For the last few years, she focuses on writing prose and poetry.
Stella has had work published in numerous print and online journals and anthologies. She has co-edited and contributed to “Even Paranoids Have Enemies” (Routledge, 1998) and “Beyond Madness” (JKP, 2002). Recent books: “Feeding the Doves” (Fruit Dove Press, 2013 – short stories and haibun), and “In the Garden of Absence” (Fruit Dove Press, 2012 – poetry)
Stella’s collection on the theme “Haiku of the Senses” appeared in the The Haiku Foundation’s Per Diem: Daily Haiku feature, March 2012, and can be viewed in the THF Per Diem Archive here. She project manages the THF Per Diem feature.
First poetry book “In the Garden of Absence,” here
Stella enjoys walking around the Bavarian lakes and rivers, the Swabian flatlands, or strolling on the North Norfolk coast and along the Thames.
Other places for her work:
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