Bieke Stengos was born in Belgium, came to Canada, and has lived there ever since, with time spent overseas. With that many countries in her heart, she feels that she belongs to the world. Much of her work is set in Belgium and in Greece. She has published short stories and poetry in several journals and has won several contests for her short stories. She has published two volumes of poetry: Transmigrator (The Private Press) and Abandoned by the Muse (Vocamus Press).