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The Body Electric will be published in two formats in 2017

The Body Electric, the fantastical tale of Marcus who finds himself a guest in a mysterious house with many locked doors and a mischievous 9 year old matriarch, will be published in Romanian in the February issue of  Revista de Suspans. It will also be recorded for the audio journal, The Breakroom Stories later this year. The […]

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The Beauty of Passing Things will be published by Adenium in April 2017

My debut novel, Frumusețea lucrurilor trecătoare(The Beauty of Passing Things), about the life of foreign students in Kyoto, will be published by Adenium Publishing House this coming spring. I will post any additional information concerning the launch date and events as soon as it becomes available. The Beauty of Passing Things was my first serious return to writing […]

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Let the Robot Write! won Second Prize at the National Short Story Contest Helion 2016

Lăsați robotul să scrie!(Let the robot write!), my story about the problems a popular thriller writer in the UK faces when his publisher decides to buy a robot that writes won 2nd prize in the National Short Story Contest Helion 2016. The winning works will be published both in the Helion printed magazine and its online […]

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Welcome to my website!

When my first novel was due to be published, I decided to build myself a website to present my work to the Romanian public and gather all my writing in one place. And while I was at it, I thought I might as well kill two birds with one stone and make it bilingual, in […]

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Mr Tanaka Says Goodbye

  The day Mr Tanaka decided to say goodbye to the world it was a crisp spring morning and the cherry trees lining the Kamo River had yet to bloom. The buds, still wary of the last chilly breaths of winter, lay huddled on the barren branches, waiting. Mr Tanaka was sitting on a bench […]

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The Sense of An Ending

To me, both as a writer and a reader, endings have always been about harmony and an unnameable feeling of elation, as if you’ve been holding your breath the entire time and a great sigh, shuddering with the pent-up emotions of a literary journey escapes you when you reach that final phrase. The end. Many […]

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Porțile Zeului Inari

Eram studentă în Japonia de o lună când m-am mutat în căminul studenților străini din suburbia Mukaijima din Kyoto. Camerele noastre, garsoniere de o mărime potrivită, aveau o cameră, o bucătărie-hol și o baie de vreo doi metri pătrați, turnată dintr-o bucată, cu o cadă macăr înaltă dacă nu lată, o chiuvetă și un WC. […]

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Sacrifice Everything Performed by Namrata Bindra

Do you have a dream, my friend? You there with the million books unread. You, the model inside that plump shell. You, billionaire extraordinaire hiding in your parents’ attic. You, beautiful maiden with a cock. You, with the Nobel Prize on your cubicle desk. Do you have a dream? I am here to strike a […]

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Wanderers Performed by Candice Moore

In the beginning, there were two. She, wandering barefooted in the snow, clutching the torn and bloody dress to her chest and he, a bulky old warrior, covered in wolf skin, sword by his side. They noticed each other in the distance, mirroring shadows in flight. Their trajectories seemed to glide together naturally against their […]

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Răul Poartă Roșu 5

Capitolul IX Alina nu-mi mai vorbeşte. De fiecare dată când încep o conversaţie de orice fel cu Radu, ajunge să urle la mine să-mi revin odată. Surprinzător, Adi e singurul care, deşi oarecum reticent, continuă să mă susţină. A fost de acord să vorbească cu soră-sa să insiste pe lângă Alexandra să mă vadă. În […]