M. Dutescu was born in Alexandria in 1979. He is an architect and lectures at the Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism in Bucharest. After winning a competition held by the Cartea Romaneasca publishing house, in 2010 he published the collection of poems and all the joy of those sad years, which went on to win the Iustin Panta and Mihai Eminescu national prizes for literary debut. In 2014 Pandora M. published a second collection of his poems, french an advantage. Uranus Park is his first novel.