MARO KERASSIOTI was born in Athens where she still lives. She is an internationally known ceramic sculptor. She has participated in many individualand collective exhibitions and her work has been distinguished and awarded as well as exhibited in collections and museums throughout the world. As a volunteer she has taught ceramics in prisons and detention centers for nineteenyears. She first appeared in literature in 1980 with the publication of a collectionof poetry and she hasn’t stopped writing since. She writes articles and shortstories regarding Greek ceramics for both Greek and international journals andshe is often a speaker at conferences. Maro Kerassioti is a literary as well as ceramic sculptor. Her prose is solid, yet full of elegance – a true piece of art.