Chrisoula Simos is a Melbourne-based poet who has had poetry published in the United States and Australia. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in literature and philosophy and a master’s degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). Her career has included working as a court reporter in the Supreme Court of Victoria, and a Hansard reporter and editor in Federal Parliament, Canberra. She is currently a teacher of English as a Second Language and English for Academic Purposes at RMIT University.
As a teenager, Chrisoula lived in Greece for two years, studying in Athens. This experience had a profound influence on her life, enriching her appreciation of the heritage, language and culture of Greece, and imbuing her with a love of travel.
Her first volume of poetry, Inner Landscapes Outer Realms, was published in 1992 in the United States.
Woman of Tides is a book to be enjoyed and savoured. It is thoughtful, evocative, immersive and illuminating. The reader can enter its world at any page and the pieces will resonate as they take the reader through rich emotional and intellectual terrain....