IRINA-ROXANA GEORGESCU

IRINA-ROXANA GEORGESCU

IRINA-ROXANA GEORGESCU (b. 1986) graduated from the Faculty of Letters (Romanian-French specialization) of the University of Bucharest in 2008 and she attended the Master of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (2010). She became Ph.D. in Philology (2016) of the same University, with a thesis on the influence of Western criticism on Romanian literary criticism (1960-1980) under the coordination of Mircea Martin. During the period 2010-2014, she held seminars on literature theory, comparative and literary ideas, as well as practical lectures at the University of Bucharest. She was a French-language editor at the Euresis Literary and Cultural Studies Magazine – Cahiers roumains d’études littéraires et culturelles (2009-2013). Since October 2018, she is an Associate Assistant at the Letters of Bucharest. She is part of the media education project of the Center for Independent Journalism and publishes poetry and literary studies in various cultural journals in the country and abroad. The debut volume in Romanian – ”Elementary notions” (Cartea Românească Publishing House, 2018) – was nominated at the Young Writers’ Gala (2019 edition) and the Cultural Observatory Awards Gala (2019 edition). She started in French with the volume of poems Intervalle ouvert, published by L’Harmattan (Paris, 2017), which is being published in Spanish.

Romania