Katie Aliféris is a Greek-American poet and lyricist
from San Francisco, California. Her work often focuses on uplifting The Matriarch, life with a chronic illness/disability, and her heritage.
She has been a featured performer at Get Lit, Greek American Writers Night, Literary Speakeasy, Quiet Lightning, the SFSU Center for Modern Greek Studies, VelRo's Global Voices: A Celebration of Translation and International Creative Writing, Voz Sin Tinta, and other events. Her work has been published in various literary anthologies, journals, and websites.
"After" in 9 Muses News
"I'll Be Ares, You Be Aphrodite" set to music by Demetrius Spaneas
(original publication in Silver Birch Press)
"Invisible Illness // Invisible Disability // Ode to the People Who Snap Judgment and Snap Pictures of Me Sitting in the Train Seats
for Those Who Are Less Able" in The Cerurove