Lucian Dan Teodorovici
Lucian Dan Teodorovici (b. 1975) is the co-ordinator of Polirom’s “Ego. Prose” series, and senior editor of the "Suplimentul de cultura" weekly. Between 2002 and 2006, he was editor-in-chief at the Polirom Publishing House, Jassy. He has contributed prose, drama, and articles to various cultural magazines in Romania and abroad, including "Lampa" (Warsaw), "Magyar Lettre Internationale" (Budapest), "The Guardian" (London), "Absinthe: New European Writing" (U.S.A.) etc. Between 2005 and 2008 (7 seasons) he was a scriptwriter for the Animated Planet Show, broadcast by the Antena 1 television channel in Romania, and has written screenplays for the feature-length film adaptations of Our Circus Presents…, I’m a Communist Biddy and Lindenfeld, which were financed by the Romanian National Centre of Cinematography. Published volumes: Cu putin timp inaintea coboririi extraterestrilor printre noi (Shortly before the Extraterrestrials Descended Among us), novel, Polirom, Jassy, 2005; Lumea vazuta printr-o gaura de marimea unei tigari marijuana (The World Seen through a Hole the Width of a Spliff), short stories, Constantin Brancusi Foundation Press, 2000; Circul nostru va prezinta: (Our Circus Presents…), novel, Polirom, 2002/2007; Atunci i-am ars doua palme (Then I Clouted Him Twice), short stories, Polirom, 2004; Celelalte povesti de dragoste (The Other Love Stories), novel, Polirom, 2009. The collection of short stories Then I Clouted Him Twice has been published in Germany (Pop Verlag, Ludwigsburg, 2009). The novel Our Circus Presents… has been translated into English (Dalkey Archive Press, 2009), Hungarian (Cirkuszunk bemutatja:, L’Harmattan Kiadó, 2009) and Italy (Aisara Edizioni, 2011), and is due to be published in Spain (El Nadir), Bulgaria (Paradox Publishing) and Egypt (Sphinx Publishing). The novel The Other Love Stories is also forthcoming in Italy (Aisara Edizioni).Website: www.teodorovici.ro.