Polyxeni Angelis was born in Athens, Greece. She emigrated from Greece to America with her family in 1967. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Minnesota. Her work has appeared in the 2011 Montreal Prize Global Poetry Anthology and the Burlesque Press Journal. Her work will also appaear in the 2014 Saint Paul Almanac. Writing is her passion. She resides in Minnesota with her son, two rescue cats and one very spoiled Pekingese.