CLAUDIA-MINELA MOVILĂ

CLAUDIA-MINELA MOVILĂ

CLAUDIA-MINELA MOVILĂ (b. Bucharest) graduated the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences. She made her debut in Singur magazine, founded by the writer Ștefan Doru Dancus. In 2013 she publishes interviews with cultural figures in Adrian Paunescu’s  magazine, Flacăra. During 2012–2013 she is the coordinator of the Cronopedia Literary Circle, as well as of Black on White, where she promotes authors at the start of their career, especially young ones. Together with the poet Ștefan Ciobanu she is, for one year, a moderator at The Literary Boot Literary Circle, founded by the writers and journalists Florin Teodoriu and Clara Mărgineanu. During 2013–2018 she is organizing and moderating, together with the writer Raluca Neagu, the Carte-Diem Literary Circle, the youngest literary circle in the country. She worked as an editor at the Black on White magazine and she contributed to several other literary magazines, such as Gogol’s Cape, Godfather Holos, Attitudes, Literary Algorithm, Cervantes, Bucur’s City, Subculture – Kalasnikov of Ideas, The Paltinis Literary Circle, where she wrote chronicles about different cultural events, interviews with writers, reviews, but also poems and prose. She put together the anthology of poetry called Carte-Diem, published at the Vocativ Publishing House in 2015, as well as Youth as Some Dreads, published at Minela Publishing House in Bucharest, in 2016. In 2015 she founds, together with the writer Valeriu DG Barbu, who has been living in Italy for the past 15 years, the Minela Publishing House, as well as The Vocativ magazine and radio station. She has her novelistic debut with the novel Joint, Reason  and Power, published by the Vocativ Publishing  House in 2014, followed by a poetry volume called Hedonic Spirit in 2016 (spirit hedonic, poetry), Shake the nose in 2017 (Bate nasu’! vol I, novel), Drăcea in 2018 (short story), all three published at the Minela Publishing House. Since 2014 she’s been writing book prefaces, as well as hosting radio shows at Radio Vocativ, such as Literature Today, Folklore – a Part of Us, Reader at the Mic. She is the editor-in-chief of the Vocativ magazine. Presently she is working on three different volumes: a novel, chronicles on cultural events and reviews.

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