George Vulturescu (b. 1951, Țireac, Satu Mare county). He graduated from the Faculty of Philology of the „Babeş-Bolyai” University in Cluj-Napoca. He is a member of the Writers’ Union of Romania and of the Romanian PEN-Club. He has received the Cultural Merit Order. He has a PhD in Contemporary Literature (2010). He is currently retired. Founder and editor-in-chief of the literary review „Poesis”, Satu Mare (since 1990 up to the present).
His latest poetry books:
Gold and Ivy / Aur şi Iederă (2011); The North. A Gnosis of the Stone – Anthology / Nordul. O gnoză a pietrei – antologie (2011); The grotto and the Letters / Grota şi literele (2013). Black haze and calligraphy / Negură și caligrafie, 2014, The book from Satu Mare (anthology) / Cartea de la Satu Mare – antologie (2016), The seal of the North / Sigiliul Nordului, (2016), Maladiile lămpilor / The maladies of the lamps (2019), Printre Vânătorii de orbi / Among the blind men chasers (2021), O sută și una poezii / 101 poems (2021), Cesar Vallejo urcă pe Machu Picchu / Cesar Vallejo climbs Machu Picchu (2023).
Bilingual editions (selection): Traité sur l’Oeil Aveugle (translated by Sabrina Russo, Montreal, 2004); The North and beyond the North (translated by Olimpia Iacob, 2006);
Ziemelu Aklais (translated into Latvian by Leons Briedis), Omnia Mea, Riga, Latvia, 2014; Les pierres du Nord (translated into French by Jean Poncet), Jacques Andre Editeur, Lyon, 2018; Blinde augen weinen nicht, (translated into German by Christian W. Schenk), Dionysos, Germany, 2020. The maladies of the lamps (translated by Olimpia Iacob and Jim Kacian), India, 2021.