Athena Edmonds graduated with an MFA from Lesley University in 2009. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in literary journals such as The Massachusetts Review, Connotation Press and Feminist Studies. She has completed residencies at Ragdale, the Atlantic Center for the Arts, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and Hedgebrook.
Previously she founded and managed a series of early stage software venture funds. Apart from her MFA, she holds degrees in Materials Science from MIT and Cambridge University and in Management from MIT Sloan School. Originally from Thessaloniki, Greece, she lives with her husband and four children near Boston, MA.