Nicolae Prelipceanu (born 1942, Suceava), is a poet, prose and publicist. Elementary and Gimnazial Studies at Crasna (Salaj County, 1949-1952) and Marghita (Oradea County, 1952-1955). High School in Curtea de Arges (1956-1960). Graduate of the Faculty of Philology from Cluj, Romanian Language and Literature Section (1961-1966). Employed as the head of the club at Univ. in Cluj (May 1967-March 1968); editor at the Unirea newspaper in Alba Iulia, cultural section; editor at rev. Tribuna from Cluj; from 1987, editor at rev. Romanian Life; In 1990 he worked as Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Rev. Star; Secretary of the Writers’ Union (1991-1992), editor of Cotidianul, editor of rev. Civic Alliance; Head Counselor of the Bucharest Culture Inspectorate (1992-1993); Head of Culture Department of Romania Libera (1994); director of programs at SOTI Television; State Councilor for Media and Imagery of Prime Minister Victor Ciorbea; since 1995, Vice-President of the Civic Alliance. He debuts in Contemporanul, poetry (1962). It is noteworthy, from his debut with the Leaning Tower (1966) and especially with Anta (1968), for his ingenious ironic and sentimental lyrical lyrics. They are followed by poetry books: 13 illusions (1973), Arheopterix (1973), Ask Smoke (1975), Unfaithful, Unattainable (1978), Night Diary (1980), A Civilian in the Twentieth Century by correspondence (1982), Anatomical Arms (1985), The Forgotten Machine (1990), Binemuritorul (1996). References, interviews, comments on the poetic phenomenon, but also by frequent editorial appearances (v. The collection of interviews with writers and artists Dialogues without Plato, 1976, short prose volume Summer of a former piano champion, 1973, ten minutes of immortality, 1983 and the novel The Norwegian Tunnel, 1980, What did you do on the night of St. Bartholomew, anthology, posthumous by E. Negria, 1999.