Stavros Messinis was born in Greece and moved to Australia in 1981. Educated in Greece and Australia, he is mainly interested in Literature and especially in poetry. He has published three collections of poems in Greek: Ωρα Μηδέν (1983), H Δεντρόπολη (1987) and Εαρ το Πρώτο (1988). Two others Το Σπίτι των Υακίνθων and Καλειδοσκόπιο were published recently as e-books. Steve was also co-editor, together with Thanasis Spilias, of the bilingual anthology Reflections – Selected Works from the Greek Australian Literature (1988). It was a special edition partially funded by the Australian Bicentennial Authority to celebrate Australia’s Bicentenary in 1988.