Born in Drama (northern Greece) in 1981, Dimitris Athinakis is a Greek poet, editor, literary translator and critic. His first book of poetry, Horisemis, was published in 2009; his forthcoming poetry book, Devastation, will appear in 2011. He was the editor of Poetry Calendar 2010: Time & Eros, and is currently editing the forthcoming Poetry Calendar 2011: The Eyes of Eros. Athinakis has translated into Greek the works of Anne Sexton, A.L. Kennedy, Percival Everett, and Andrew O'Hagan, among others, and is currently translating Bret Easton Ellis's novels Less than Zero and Imperial Bedrooms.