Veronica D. Niculescu
Veronica D. Niculescu is a writer and translator. She has published the following collections of short prose : Adeb (Limes, 2004; Sibiu Branch of the Writers Union Prize for Debut), Orange Orchestra (Cartea Romaneasca, 2008), and Red, Red, Velvet (Casa de Pariuri Literare, 2012; nominated for the Radio Romania Cultural Prizes and the Ziarul de Iasi National Prize for Prose) ; the following book pairs : Animal Symphony (Casa de Pariuri Literare, 2014; awarded the Writers Union Sibiu Literary Circle Prize, nominated for the Ziarul de Iasi National Prize for Prose) and Hibernalia (Casa de Pariuri Literare, 2016) ; and two volumes in collaboration with Emil Brumaru : The Tale of Princess Quick Quick (Polirom, 2009) and Chestnuts Falling from the Chestnut Trees (Polirom, 2014; nominated for the Observator cultural Prize). In 2012 TipoMoldova published an anthology of her short prose : Floribunda. She has translated twenty books from English, by Vladimir Nabokov, Samuel Beckett, Don DeLillo, Siri Hustvedt, Eowyn Ivey, Lydia Davis and Tracy Chevalier. She lives in Bucharest with her husband, an abundance of real flowers, and a number of imaginary animals.