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Irina Marica
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Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing [email protected]

 

Romanian writer wins Thomas Mann literature prize

Romanian poet, novelist and essayist Mircea Cartarescu won the prestigious 2018 Thomas Mann prize for literature.

“I just received with great excitement the news that I am the winner of the Thomas Mann prize for literature in 2018, one of the most important German awards. I am very grateful to the jury, and to the Bavarian Academy and the City of Lübeck, who will give me this award,” Cartarescu wrote on his Facebook page.

The prize, which amounts to EUR 25,000, is jointly awarded by the Hanseatic City of Lübeck and the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts. It will be presented on November 17, 2018.

“For the past four decades, Mircea Cartarescu has become the most important voice in Romanian literature, first through his volumes of poetry, then through novels, short stories and essays," the jury said, cited by Buchmarkt.de.

Mircea Cartarescu is one of the most translated and awarded Romanian authors internationally. Born in Bucharest in 1965, his debut as a writer was in 1978 in Romania Literara magazine. A lot of his work is now available in English, French, Spanish or German and he can be read overall in more than a 20 languages.

Romanian writer Mircea Cărtărescu receives national poetry award for entire work

Irina Marica, [email protected]

(photo source: Mircea Cartarescu on Facebook)

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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing [email protected]

 

Romanian writer wins Thomas Mann literature prize

Romanian poet, novelist and essayist Mircea Cartarescu won the prestigious 2018 Thomas Mann prize for literature.

“I just received with great excitement the news that I am the winner of the Thomas Mann prize for literature in 2018, one of the most important German awards. I am very grateful to the jury, and to the Bavarian Academy and the City of Lübeck, who will give me this award,” Cartarescu wrote on his Facebook page.

The prize, which amounts to EUR 25,000, is jointly awarded by the Hanseatic City of Lübeck and the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts. It will be presented on November 17, 2018.

“For the past four decades, Mircea Cartarescu has become the most important voice in Romanian literature, first through his volumes of poetry, then through novels, short stories and essays," the jury said, cited by Buchmarkt.de.

Mircea Cartarescu is one of the most translated and awarded Romanian authors internationally. Born in Bucharest in 1965, his debut as a writer was in 1978 in Romania Literara magazine. A lot of his work is now available in English, French, Spanish or German and he can be read overall in more than a 20 languages.

Romanian writer Mircea Cărtărescu receives national poetry award for entire work

Irina Marica, [email protected]

(photo source: Mircea Cartarescu on Facebook)

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