Sunrise Over Nothing by Anna Niarakis
"It is the shadow
that scatters the light against the wall
not the wall that scatters the light."
With these lines, Anna Niarakis sums up the quest of this small volume. Finding answers to unasked questions. She does so brilliantly.
Anna Niarakis was born on May 10, 1979 in Athens, Greece.
She is a chemist with postgraduate studies (Msc, PhD) in
Biochemistry and postdoctoral studies in Computational
She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology
at the University of Evry Val d’Essonne. In 2009, she was
awarded from the Committee for Equality of the Prefecture
of Achaia, Greece for the writing of a theatrical play, reacting
to sex discriminations and eliminating the role stereotypes.
Poems, texts, short stories and translations of her work have been published
in anthologies, as well as in printed and electronic magazines of literature
and poetry, both Greek and foreign.
She publishes and directs the literature e-magazine The
Window, magazine for poetry and other sins (in greek), and the
personal website Antipoetry. She lives in Paris.