Elisávet Makridis is a Pushcart Prize-nominated poet raised between Queens, NY and Greece. An alumna of Sarah Lawrence College, she studied psychology and contemporary poetry, but remains irrevocably drawn to the latter.

Prior to graduating, she was the recipient of her alma mater’s Andrea Klein Willison Poetry Prize (2015) and Lucy Grealy Prize for Poetry (2016). Her work has been featured in or is forthcoming from Bellevue Literary Review, Tupelo QuarterlyCrab Creek ReviewFrontier Poetry, Grist, The Poetry Annals, and The Hunger. Her heart swims somewhere in the Mediterranean.