Adrian Buz was born in Craiova in 1971. He graduated from the University of Craiova with a Degree in Literature. Published works: The Last Chapter (short stories, Editura Masina de Scris, 2001; Debut Prize of Romania literara magazine), The Soft Wall (novel, Polirom, 2005). He is a translator of American literature, including William Burroughs, John Dos Passos, Hunter Thompson, Bret Easton Ellis, Hubert Selby, Dave Eggers, Augusten Burroughs. He contributes short prose, essays and translations to the online and print cultural press: Ramuri, Romania literara, Noua literatura, Liternet, Respiro.