ELISÁVET MAKRIDIS is a Pushcart Prize- & Best New Poets-nominated writer raised between Queens, New York and Greece. An alumna of Sarah Lawrence College,  she received 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 Grist, Bellevue Literary Review, Tupelo QuarterlyCrab Creek ReviewFrontier Poetry, The Poetry Annals, and The Hunger. Beginning next fall, she will be an MFA candidate in Poetry at Cornell University. Her heart swims somewhere in the Mediterranean.