Adrian Alui Gheorghe (b. 1958, Romania) was born at Grumăzeşti, Neamţ county. He graduated from the Faculty of Letters at the “A. I. Cuza” University of Iaşi. He has a Ph.D. in philology with a doctoral thesis on the tragic feeling of time (2004). He published his first poems in the literary magazine „Cronica” (1974) and he made his literary debut with the volume Ceremonii insidioase [Insidious Ceremonials] (Junimea, 1985). He has received many prestigious literary awards for poetry, among which the most significant is the Romanian Writers’ Union Award for the volume Îngerul căzut [Fallen Angel] (2001). He is the author of more than 20 books ranging from poetry to prose, essay and drama. His poetry was translated in French, English, Russian, German, Italian, Czech, Hungarian, Slovak, Swedish etc. Selected works: Poeme în alb-negru (1987), Intimitatea absenţei (1992), Cântece de îngropat pe cei vii (1993), Fratele meu, străinul (1995), Supravieţuitorul şi alte poeme (1997), Complicitate (1998), Gloria milei (2003), Poezii alese (2006), O dramă la vânătoare – anthology of poetry (2008), Paznicul ploii (2010), Opera poetică (2016).
Adrian Alui Gheorghe