Greek author and poet
Vasiliki Dragouni was born in Athens, Greece. She holds a BA in English Literature from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She has also studied European Comparative Literature on scholarship at Ghent University of Belgium. She holds a Master's Degree in International and European Studies from the University of Piraeus. She works in Aviation.
Many poems and stories of hers have been awarded in Panhellenic and International literary contests. Since 2012 she has participated in 138 collective works (Anthologies and Poetry Collections) as well as in a large number of respected literary Journals and Magazines. Many of her poems have been set to music. Her poetry has also been translated and included in international poetry anthologies.
She has been hosted in the "Great Encyclopedia of Modern Greek Literature"/ Volume 30 of Harry Patsi's Publications, in the "Encyclopedia of Letters and Arts"/ Volumes II and III of Amphictyony of Hellenism Publications, in the "Encyclopedia of Modern Greek Writers"/ Volume I of Kefalos Publications, in "Portraits of Contemporary Writers"/ Volumes I and II of Breaths of Speech and Art Publications and in the "Contemporary Anthology of Modern Greek Poetry" of New Dimension Publications.
She has published five poetry collections: "Flight to the Light" (Athens, 2017), "Moon in Scorpio" (Athens, 2018), "Landscapes of Being" (Athens, 2019), "By Instinct" (Athens, 2020) and "Everything you thought" (Athens, 2021), all of them published by Breaths of Speech and Art Publications. Her first three poetry collections were honored with the First Poetry Prize by the Greek Writers Association.
She has also published a collection of flash-fiction stories entitled "Red is worn upon the heart" (Breaths of Speech and Art Publications, Athens, 2020), a collection of stories entitled "Convex Mirrors" (Universe Pathways Editions, Larissa, 2021), a collection of short stories entitled "Cracks in the Facade" (Universe Pathways Editions, Larissa, 2022), a short novel entitled "Trophy-Wife" (ebook, Easywriter Publications, Athens, 2016) and a short novel entitled "The other woman" (Universe Pathways Editions, Larissa, 2022).
Poems and texts of hers are published on literary websites and in digital versions of the internet. She has participated in literary conferences, book presentations and online literary events with speeches, lectures and critical evaluations. Her interviews have been featured in literary magazines and literary websites.
She is a Goodreads Author. Profile on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7068152._ She is a Member of Poetas Del Mundo, of Writers Capital Interantional Foundation, of the Greek Writers Association and of Amphictyony of Hellenism. She is also a member of the Editorial Board of the international online literary magazine Writers Edition, https://www.writersedition.com/ and the administrator of the literary blog Artifact Spirit, https://artifactspirit.blogspot.com