My writing

My poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction 

have been published in literary magazines in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, and Romania, and have gained attention in many international competitions.


  • January 
    • my short story The Human Body Farm (warning: dark content) is one of the 5 selected for Issue 3 of Hypnopomp Magazine; the story was inspired by:
      • forensic “farms” in the US (and not only) that study the decomposition of dead human bodies under different conditions (e.g. allowing vultures to feed on the bodies or not)
      • a tragedy that happened in a Romanian bar (on Halloween Night in 2015), an unexpected fire in which many young people lost their lives or were severely injured
    • my short story Piazza Vecchia was accepted by Cease, Cows



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2015 and earlier

  • 2012
    • my flash fiction piece Început was published in Hopernicus
    • my flash essay Dragã prietene was published on Liternet
    • my essay Maestrul was published in Ora-de-Timiş
    • winner of the the Faţa Cãrţii annual competition with my prose poem Inimã-clopot
    • won 2nd place in the Faţa Cãrţii annual competition with my flash fiction piece Lecţia
  • 2011
    • winner of the AWCS Flash Prose Contest with my flash piece Le maître, le grand maître, with a public reading at the Owls’ Nest Bookstore, Calgary, Canada
    • winner of the Faţa Cãrţii weekly contest with my flash essay Joc de-a cuvintele
    • winner of the Other Voices Monthlies March competition with my short story The Way Home
  • 2004
    • mention in the Annual Poetry Competition of the magazine Vieţi bãcãuane and publication in the anthology Evadarea din sine
    • mention in the Pavel Dan Annual National Prose Contest 

Creative writing teaching experience

Creative writing programs attended since 2010

Editorial experience

  • since August 2017: reader for Flash Fiction Magazine
  • 2010-2011: chief editor and contributor PDAC Newsletter, University of Calgary, Canada

Science/medical writing experience

Professional memberships

To read what others say about my writing (and teaching), go here.