About Stella Pierides


Stella PieridesStella Pierides is a writer and poet born in Athens, Greece. She now divides her time between Neusaess, Germany and London, UK. 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 in London, UK, for many years. Currently, she serves on the Board of Directors of The Haiku Foundation (THF) and manages the THF Per Diem: Daily Haiku feature.

Stella has had work published in numerous print and online journals and anthologies. Recent books: Of This World (Red Moon Press, 2017 – haibun), Ekphrasis: Between Image and Word (Fruit Dove Press, 2017 – paintings and haiku, with Maria Pierides), Taubenfuettern (Fruit Dove Press, 2015), The Heart and Its Reasons (Fruit Dove Press, 2014) – short stories), Feeding the Doves (Fruit Dove Press, 2013 – short stories and haibun), and In the Garden of Absence (Fruit Dove Press, 2012 – poetry) for which she received a Haiku Society of America Merit Book Award 2013 for books published in 2012.

Stella’s collection on the theme Haiku of the Senses appeared in The Haiku Foundation’s Per Diem: Daily Haiku feature, March 2012, and can be viewed in the THF Per Diem Archive here.

Amnesty International featured her blog post written for Blog Action Day 2013 Human Rights and Wrongs in their online blog Livewire

Member of English PEN, the Haiku Society of America, and the British Haiku Society. The link to Stella’s entry on the The Haiku Foundation‘s Haiku Registry site is here

Other places for her work include:



Stella’s Stoneshttp://stellasstones.tumblr.com

Haiku Matters: and here


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