Karine Leno Ancellin was born and grew up in New York until she moved to different countries. She worked on “Hybrid Identities” for her PhD at the Vrije Universiteit of Brussels. She earned an MA with Honors in Literature at the Charles V Institute of Paris VII. She is now a professor, writer, and translator living in Athens, Greece. She has published articles and interviews for the WIP, Kulturissimo, and various other media. She is now involved in the promotion of pan-Hellenic literature. She co-founded a poetry society in Athens, Greece, with Angela Lyras (www.apoetsagora.com). Some of her poems have been put to music by the jazz composer Leila Olivesi. Photo by Jared Sislin.