The Body Electric will be published in two formats in 2017

The Body Electric will be published in two formats in 2017

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 Body Electric is a story inspired by the works of Romanian writer Mircea Eliade. It was initially written as the final piece for a class entitled rather oxymoronically The Theory of Practice that I attended as part of my Master’s in Creative Writing at Brunel University

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

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 in Romanian after seven years of predominantly writing in English. I wouldn’t have had the courage for it had it not been for the constant encouragements and corrections of Andrada Fiscutean and Anița Țicală, who were with me from the first to the last chapter and

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

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 version. Prizes will be handed out during the Helion Session (6-7 May 2017). This story was the first of its kind that I wrote in Romanian and being rather more speculative in nature than scientific, I wasn’t sure how it would be received by the

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