Adrianne Kalfopoulou is a poet, essayist, and scholar. She lives and teaches in Athens, Greece where she is currently the Writing Program Director at Deree College. She is also part of the faculty in the low residency Mile-High MFA program at Regis University. She has taught in the Masters Program of the Englisches Seminar at the University of Freiburg, and is on the faculty of the summer Black Forest Writing Seminars where she teaches nonfiction and poetry workshops. She has taught writing workshops at the University of Edinburgh, in the Graduate Writing Program at New York University, and the Aegean Arts Circle on the island of Andros. Her scholarly work has focused on 19th and 20th century American literature, particularly the contributions of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Margaret Fuller, Toni Morrison and Marilynne Robinson. She is currently at work on a monograph that explores Ralph Waldo Emerson’s influence on Sylvia Plath's poems.