Basilike Pappa lives in Greece, where she doesn't work as a translator, a copy-editor or a historian. She teaches English and smokes a cigarette after the lessons. Sometimes she writes in Greek and others in English, depending on whether she wants to use longer or shorter words. Places she can be found are: living-room, kitchen, office, garden. Her work has appeared in 'Rat's Ass Review', 'Intrinsick', 'Surreal Poetics' and 'Bones - Journal for Contemporary Haiku'.