My writing

My poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction have been published in literary magazines in the US, Canada, Germany, and Romania, and gained attention in many international competitions. It’s always nice to know what others say about my writing.

Recent highlights:

Read more about my writing experience below.

Other selected awards, publications, and distinctions:

Creative non-fiction:

In German:

  • 2016 – Winner of the competition held by the literary magazine Text + Bild with Unterwegs:
    • public reading in Düsseldorf, Germany
    • publication in the first issue of the magazine
    • issue available online and in bookstores, literary houses, and literary cafés in Germany and Austria

Text+Bild Lesung Unterwegs

In English:

In Romanian:

  • 2012 – Publication of the text Dragã prietene on Liternet
  • 2012 – Publication of the text Maestrul in Ora-de-Timiş
  • 2011 – Winner of the Faţa Cãrţii weekly contest with Joc de-a cuvintele


In English:

In Romanian:

  • 2012 – Publication of the text Început by Hopernicus
  • 2012 – Second place in the Faţa Cãrţii competition with Lecţia Nr. 1
  • 2004 – Mention in the National Prose Contest organised by Cenaclul Literar Pavel Dan 


In Romanian:

  • 2012 – First place in the Faţa Cãrţii competition with the prose poem Inimã-clopot
  • 2005 – Mention in the poetry competition of the magazine Vieţi bãcãuane and publication in the anthology Evadarea din sine

Editing experience:

  • 2010-2011 – Chief editor and contributor PDAC Newsletter, University of Calgary, Canada

Science writing distinctions and memberships:

Professional memberships:

Selected creative writing retreats, conferences, programs, and workshops (2010-now):