Clara Mărgineanu (b. 1972, Bucharest) graduated with a Master’s degree from the I.L. Caragiale National University of Theater and Film Art, with dissertation on “Audio- Visual Fascination with Art”. Following her editorial debut in 1995 (First Act or The Goblet of Illusions), she authored ten volumes of poetry over the years, among which we mention: Sărmanele Duminici (Wretched Sundays, 1996); Pariu pe prietenie (Wager on Friendship, 1998); Măștile Cleopardei (Cleopard’s Masks, 2010); Sărutul femeii poem (Kiss of the Poem Woman, 2012) and Blue Woman – bilingual edition – English translations by Adrian G. Sahlean (2015). Translations of her work have also appeared in French and Albanian. Working as a TV producer after 1995, Clara Mărgineanu was responsible for numerous feature reports, interviews, documentaries and film essays, receiving the prestigious Award for Cultural Journalism from the Association of Romanian Publishers and Literary Journals (2006). Her most recent book Divine Destinies is a collection of essays based on her experience in broadcast journalism. She has been a member of the Romanian Writers’ Union since 2001.