Yannis Stiggas was born in Athens in 1977. He studied medicine. He has published four poetry books: The Vagrancy of blood, 2004 Gavrilidis ed., Vision will start again, 2006 Kedros ed., An Even Wound, 2009 Kedros ed., Onwards to the booth, 2012 Mikri Arktos ed. His poems appear in poetry magazines, have been included in anthologies and have been translated in German, French, Spanish, English, Serbian and Bulgarian. In July 2012 his first book The Vagrancy of blood will be published in France by ''Des Vanneaux'' editions with the title Vagabondages du Sang.