DIMITRA XIDOUS is a poet and writer living and working permanently in Ireland since 2011. She is the author of Keeping Bees (Doire Press, 2014) and Μηδέv | Oὐδέν (Doire Press, 2020). Her poems and essays have appeared in gorse, The Stinging Fly, Room Magazine, The Dalhousie Review and The Real Story UK, among others. She was a finalist in the The Malahat Review Open Season Awards (2014) and shortlisted for the Bridport Prize (2013). With Patrick Chapman, she is co-editor of The Pickled Body. In 2019, she was awarded a Markievicz Bursary for (S)worn State(s), a poetry collaboration with Kimberly Campanello and Annemarie Ní Churreáin.