Bieke Stengos is a poet and writer of fiction who was born in Belgium, lives in Canada, and loves her summers spent in Greece. A lot of her work is inspired by her ties to these countries. She has published in various magazines and journals and she has won her fair share of contests. She also published two collections of poetry and a chapbook. The current poems belong to a series that was inspired by her time spent as a child at the coast of Zeelandic Flanders, Netherlands. You can find her published work and other delightful things at her website.