Sarah Thilykou was born in Thessaloniki, where she studied theology, drama, and music, with further work in Utrecht and Paris. She holds a M.A. and a PhD in theology. She has published five poetic collections, including Duet of Islands (in English, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish), book reviews, essays, translations in international literary publications, including Poeticanet (www.poeticanet.com) and Nadwah (www.nadwah.com) of which she is an editor. She has translated, among others, Gabriel Rosenstock (The Floating Universe, Silver Birches), Rua Breatnach (The City Next Door), Allen Ginsberg (Buddha Died). She has performed professionally as an actor and singer and is currently teaching in secondary education in Athens.