Adrian Chivu (born 1975, Bucharest) is a poet and prose writer. His published volumes include: Schizosonnet (Brumar, 2005), Caiet de desen (Sketchpad, Curtea Veche, 2008), Exit (Curtea Veche, 2008), Bezni desenate (Cartoon Strips, Curtea Veche, 2009), and Obraji albastri, pleoape verzi si buze mov (Blue Cheeks, Green Eyelids and Purple Lips, Curtea Veche, 2010). His debut novel, Sketchpad, has been translated into Italian (Aìsara, 2011), and in 2008 it was nominated for a Prometheus Prize. In 2009, it was awarded the Insula Europea prize (Italy 2009) and received a special mention from the jury of the Francesco Alziator Prize (Italy, 2011). In May 2011, the Austria Literaris Bank awarded Adrian Chivu a scholarship.