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KEY HIGHLIGHTS (for publications, further awards, shortlists, and nominations, see below):

-Author of the hybrid memoir Our Voices (2022)

-Finalist in the Goldline Press CNF Contest; Top 5 CNF Entries (2020)

-Longlisted for LitMag’s Virginia Woolf Award for Short Fiction; Top 50 stories (2020)

-Longlisted for the Disquiet International Prize (2016)
-Finalist in Tupelo Quarterly's Prose Open Contest
 (2016)

-Winner of Text + Bild's Contest, Topic: Borders / Grenzen (2016)

-Nominated for Best of the Net (2016)

Publications

Since 2004, my poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and hybrid work have been published internationally in the US, the UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, and Romania in English, German, and Romanian.

Creative Nonfiction

  • 2023: Travel and nature writing at Liternet:

    • Iarna în Parcul Național Berchtesgaden

    • Insulele Feroe - Solo travel și kanska - I

    • Insulele Feroe - Solo travel și kanska - II 

    • Valencia, oraș al mării, arhitecturii, artei, științei și prieteniei regăsite

    • La Bremen, în căutarea libertății 

    • Despre iarnă și renunțare 

  • 2022: Our Voices at Matador (hybrid kaleidoscopic memoir)

  • 2020: The Power of Poetry in The Poetry Question

  • 2017:

    • Streets of Love in The Ravens Perch

    • Body in 121 words 

  • 2016:

    • Unterwegs in Text+Bild

    • On the Way in Tupelo Quarterly (hybrid essay)

  • 2012:

    • Maestrul în Ora-de-Timiș

    • Dragă Prietene pe Liternet

 

Fiction

  • 2023:

    • The Swans at The Write Launch

    • Dincolo în literomania

    • 3 stories in 100x100 Volume 1

    • 2 stories on Liternet:

      • Lebăda neagră

      • La microfon

  • 2022:

    • Dreaming of Whales in Landing Zone Magazine

    • Justice in Arcana 2022

  • 2019: 3 connected microfiction pieces at Arcana 2019

  • 2018:

    • The Dream Maker in Friday Flash Fiction

    • Piazza Vecchia in Cease, Cows 

    • The Human Body Farm in Hypnopomp Magazine 

  • 2017:

    • To the Other Side in Flash Fiction 3 and Flash Fiction Magazine

    • Wedding Picture in Flash Frontier

    • The Promises in Friday Flash Fiction

    • The Artist in Quail Bell Magazine

  • 2016: 

    • 8 short stories in Munich Stories 2016

    • On Death in Munich Artists 

  • 2010: The Way Home in Other Voices

  • 2004: 2 flash prose pieces in Antologia Pavel Dan (contest mention)

Poetry

  • 2023:

    • Growth at Festival for Poetry 
    • ​​2 poems (Hibernare and Iarna) în O mie de semne
  • 2021: 

    • 2 poems in Arc Journal – Autumn Edition 2021:

      • Dreams of Fog​

      • Maybe It Is Not Too Late

    • ​​Arcana 2021

  • 2020:

    • ​2 poems (Wolf and I Live in Words) in Wild Roof Journal

    • The Earth Mother Manifesto - a Prose Poem in Arcana 2020

    • Disconnection in Feed

    • 3 poems as regular contributor at Headline Poetry and Press:

      • My mother sells water from the fountain

      • Speak for the Tree - Acacia

      • Skin

  • 2018: Carving Hearts at From Whispers to Roars

  • 2017: if you want to know me in Wax Poetry and Art

  • 2016:

    • Willow (prose poem) at Dog-Ear

    • Silence(d) at Poetry Breakfast

  • 2004: 2 poems in the anthology Evadarea din Sine,
    which included work by winners of the national poetry contest 
    AVANGARDA XXII (poems nominated
     in the contest)

Anthologies

  • 2023: 100x100 Volume 1

  • 2019: World’s Best Poems Volume 1

  • 2017: Flash Fiction Volume 3

  • 2016: Munich Stories 2016

  • 2004: Evadarea din sine

  • 2004: Revista Cenaclului Pavel Dan

 

Distinctions

Awards

  • 2023: Red Ribbon Award Winner in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards Contest for Our Voices

  • 2016: 1st place in the Text + Bild contest on the topic Borders for my essay Unterwegs

  • 2016: 2nd place in the Calgary Poetry Contest #1 for the poem if you want to know me

  • 2011: 1st place in AWCS flash fiction contest with the flash essay Le Maitre

  • 2011: 1st place in the Other Voices March Monthlies competition with the story The Way Home

  • 2005: Mention in the poetry section of the contest that led to the anthology Evadarea din Sine 

  • 2004: Mention in the prose section of Pavel Dan's Annual Contest 

 

Nominations

  • 2017: Best of the Net Award for my hybrid essay On the Way

  • 2004: National Poetry Award in the competition Avangarda XXII 

 

Finalist

  • 2020: Gold Line Press Chapbook Contest in the Nonfiction section with The Body and the Voice 

  • 2016: Tupelo Quarterly‘s Prose Open Contest with my hybrid essay On the Way

 

Shortlists

  • Listowels Writers’ Week Original – Short Story Competition

  • In the 20. Münchner Kurzgeschichtenwettbewer for my essay Unterwegs

 

Longlists

  • LitMag’s Virginia Woolf Award for Short Fiction for my story Dreaming of Whales (top 50)

  • Disquiet International literary contest for my story The Artist

  • The Smoke Long Quarterly Kathy Fish Virtual Writer-In-Residence position


 

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