Ruxandra Cesereanu

Ruxandra Cesereanu is a poet, essayist, novelist, short story writer, and literary critic. Her poetry has been characterized by several critics as postmodern and influenced by Surrealism and its Romanian avatar, the Onirism. Some of her works are written in a style theorized by the poet herself and called by the name delirionism (from “delirium”). According to the author these poems are the result of “the transposition of a semi-psychedelic trance into poetry” (Ruxandra Cesereanu, Submarinul iertat – The forgiven …Read More

Ana Blandiana

Ana Blandiana, pen name of Otilia Valeria Coman, is one of the most astonishing Romanian poets, essayists and political figures. She is born the 25 March 1942. Her pen name is inspired after her mother’s native village Blandiana and Ana simply rhymes with Blandiana. In 1960 she married the writer Romulus Rusan and since 1967 they live in Bucharest. Since her debut, in 1964, she published over 25 books of poetry and over 10 volumes of essays. Before …Read More

Elena Vlădăreanu

Elena Vlădăreanu is a poet and a journalist. She was born in 1981, in the town of Medgidia, in Romania. She graduated from the Faculty of Letters University of Bucharest. Starting 2001 she published articles in important cultural Romanian magazines, and, starting 2006, she created for the Romanian cultural radio channel the program Timpul prezent – [Present times]. 2002 is the year of the literary debut with din confesiunile distinsei doamne m. în colecţia underground “carmen” …Read More

Maria Aurora Firţa

Maira Aurora Firţa PhD (b. 1981) is Senior lecturer in the Department of Romance Languages of the University of Bucharest, where she delivers lectures about the Italian Literature in the 18th and 19th centuries, and hands over classes of Terminology and seminaries of Translation. Since 2011, she holds the PhD degree in Italian Philology, dealing with a comparative research on the poetry written by Giacomo Leopardi and Salvatore Quasimodo (Leopardi în secolul XX. Cazul Quasimodo, …Read More