Lily Michaelides (Cyprus)
Lily Michaelides was born in Nicosia, Cyprus, where she lives and works.

She attended a course on Secretarial Studies and Public Relations. 
She has published three collections of poetry by Govostis Publications in Athens. The Alchemy of Time (2001), Shapes and Roads in Relief… (2003) and  Remembrance of a Dawn (2004) in Greek and English – a bilingual edition, and by Melani Publications (Athens) the: Intimations (Ypenigmoi) (2007), a poetry collection, The City Needs No Introductions (2010), prose and Arena, a bilingual poetry collection,  (2014) (short listed for the state poetry award).
Her poems have been published in newspapers and literary magazines in Cyprus and abroad and have been translated into English, French, Italian, Serbian, Swedish, Bulgarian, Romanian and Turkish.
In June 2013 she joined the Board of Directors of the Cyprus PEN Centre responsible for Public and International Relations. 
Since 2006 she is co-owner & director of  Ideogramma, organisers of  International Literary and Poetry Festivals and cultural events in Cyprus and in Europe.