Zoe Savina

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Zoe Savina was born in Athens, studied at the Professional School, and later studied Design and Decorative Arts at the Scuola Delle Belli Arti-Firenze (Italy). She has published 8 poetry collections, 3 of which are bilingual. Of her 7 smaller poetic compositions, her haiku-tanka collection Enchantress was awarded the Poetry Prize of 1985 by the Society of Greek Writers. Its third edition was translated to 6 languages. In 2002 she published an international haiku anthology, The Leaves are Back on the Tree, featuring 186 poets from 50 countries. She has one new haiku bood ready for publication. She is a member of the National Association of Greek Writers, founding member of the Coordinating Center of Hellenism, and an Honorary Member of the Yugoslav Haiku Association. Her poems have been awarded many prizes and have appeared in poetry journals, anthologies, newspapers, magazines, Who's Who, radio, and television, in 19 countries. She writes essays, translations, fairy tales, and critical presentations. She presented 34 poets in Italy Nuovi Poeti Greeci (1982) for the Grafic Olimbia di Milano. She is married to sculptor Evangelos Moustakas. They receive students, societies, artists and writers in their home-studio. Ms. Savina has traveled to the USA, Europe, Japan, and Israel. Her Greek publications include Nuances (1979), Without Archangels (1980), Townships (1981), Acrobats (1983), Contact Lenses (1990), Know What I've Got For You? (1992), Limitation (1993), Mature Mirror as a Fruit (1994), The Chickpea (1994), The Vehicle Hydonism (1995), The Vehicle I Want (1995), The Vehicle Love-Token (1995). Bilingual publications include Enchantresses (1985), 20/20 Vision (1989), The Archon of the Crypt (1994), Inernational Haiku Anthology: The Leaves Are Back on the Tree.