Read me

Currently, I am working on my first book. Read about it on my blog

Publications

Read my latest publication (June 11th) at The Poetry Question.

I contribute regularly to Headline Poetry and PressIn the last 16 years, my work — poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and everything in-between — has been published in several countries (the US, the UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, and Romania) and languages (English, German, and Romanian) both online and in print, in: The Poetry Question, Feed, Headline Poetry and Press (here and here), From Whispers to Roars, Wax Poetry and Art, Hypnopomp Magazine, The Ravens Perch, Cease, Cows, Flash Fiction 3, Flash Frontier, 121 words, Friday Flash Fiction, Quail Bell Magazine, Flash Fiction Magazine, Poetry Breakfast, Munich Stories 2016, Dog-Ear, Text+Bild, Tupelo Quarterly, Hopernicus, Liternet, Ora-de-Timis, Other Voices, Evadarea din sine, and elsewhere.

Awards 

  • 1st place in the Text + Bild contest on the topic Borders for my essay Unterwegs
  • 2nd place in the Calgary Poetry Contest #1 for the poem if you want to know me
  • 1st place in AWCS flash fiction contest with the flash essay Le Maitre
  • 1st place in the Other Voices March Monthlies competition with the story The Way Home

Nominations

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

Finalist

  • in Tupelo Quarterly‘s Prose Open Contest for my hybrid essay On the Way

Short-lists 

Long-lists

Selected anthologies

  • world’s best poems vol. 1, 2019
  • Flash Fiction Volume 3, 2017
  • Munich Stories 2016, 2016
  • Evadarea de sine, 2005

Public readings

Teaching experience

  • Faculty Member at Sarah Selecky Writing School
    • registration for the Story Intensive program is currently open
    • read an interview with me about my writing process here
  • Founder and workshop leader of the multicultural group Creative Writing in Munich, currently led by Sarah Halliday and John Oleani

Curatorial experience

  • Curator of the literary section of Arcana 2020, an international online digital collaboration comprising work by 40 artists and writers (art curator and overall curator: Hazel Ang)

Editorial experience

Professional memberships

  • She Writes
  • AWP (The Association of Writers and Writing Programs)