Gerasimos Bekas was born in 1987 in East Westphalia. He studied political science at the University of Bamberg. At an open mike competition in Berlin in 2014, he won first prize for his texts. He currently lives as an author and playwright in both Athens and Berlin. His play Glitschgott (Slippery God) was performed in Studio Я in 2015, his text G for Gademis at ES / -1 in Athens the same year. The premiere of his new play Das große Wundenlecken (The Great Licking of Wounds) took place during the 2016/17 season at Theater Augsburg.