Claudiu Komartin

Claudiu Komartin published The Puppeteer and Other Insomnia in 2003, a poetry book that won the most important literary debut prizes in Romania, including “Mihai Eminescu” National Prize, Opus Primum. In 2005, he wrote the essay/manifesto The Generation 2000 – an Introduction. The same year, he published The Domestic Circus, which was awarded the Romanian Academy Poetry Prize. He also published A Season in Berceni, 2009, 2010; Cobalt, 2013; Dismembered, 2015, signed as Adriana Carrasco and introduced as a translation from Spanish of the late Mexican poet Adriana Carrasco; Masters of a Dying Art. Poems 2010-2017 (2017, 2018), which was awarded the Romanian PEN Award and “Matei Brâncoveanu” Prize. His work has been translated and published in German, Serbian, Turkish, and Bulgarian. Since 2009 he has been organizing regular readings and meetings, which brought to the fore around 300 contemporary writers from Romania and all around the world. Since 2010 he has been 5th editor-in-chief of the Poesis International Magazine and of Max Blecher Publishing House. Claudiu is the co-author of two plays and he translated ten books into Romanian.

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