Carmen Firan is a poet, novelist, short story writer, journalist, and playwright. Born in Romania, she currently resides in New York City. She has published twenty books of poetry, novels, essays and short stories.
Words & Flesh
Fiction. Essays. With a preface by Andrei Codrescu.
Born in Utopia: An Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Romanian Poetry
A generous selections of works in by Tudor Arghezi, Lucian Blaga, Tristan Tzara, Benjamin Fundoianu, Gellu Naum, Paul Celan, Nina Cassian, Andrei Codrescu, Mircea Cortrescu, and nearly sixty other Romanian poets from the late nineteenth century to the present. Born in Utopia surveys one of the world's great poetries but one that until now has been little known in the United States.
Translated to English by many hands.
Edited by Carmen Firan, Paul Doru Mugur, and Edward Foster.