Asimakis I. Panselinos (1903-1984) was born on Mytilene (Lesbos, Greece), studied Law in Athens and worked as a lawyer. He was one of the most prominent scholars of the so-called “Generation of the 1930s”. He wrote poetry, essays and prose. He published in various journals, as a writer, essayist, critic and columnist. He participated in the National Resistance, and in 1950 was elected Member of Parliament for Lesbos.