Andra Rotaru (1980, Bucharest, Romania). She initiated collaborations at the intersection of poetry and choreography (the dance performance Lemur, presented in US and across Europe by the choreographer Robert Tyree), poetry and fiction and video (the documentary All Together, made during International Writing Program 2014, Iowa University), photography (Photo-letter pairing, involving the Iowa community and the IWP writers) etc. Has held readings, panels and literary presentations in South and North America and across Europe, and her poems appeared in translation in 20 languages.
Published books: Într-un pat sub cearșaful alb/ In a bed under the white sheet (2005; 2015); En una cama bajo la sábana blanca (the translation of the debut volume into Spanish, 2008); Ținuturile sudului/Southern Lands (2010); Lemur (2012): Tribar (2018). Lemur was awarded The best book of the year at The Writers` Gala in Buharest (2013). Lemur was published in USA by Action Books (2018), translator Florin Bican; also, Tribar was published in USA by Saturnalia Books (2022), translator Anca Roncea, and in Germany, at Elif Verlag, translator Alexandru Bulucz (2022).