VICTOR IVANOVICI (b. 1947, Tulcea, Romania) graduated from the Faculty of Romanic, Classical and Oriental languages in Bucharest; postuniversity studies at the Málaga University (Spain) and a PhD on Gabriel García Márquez at the Cluj University (Romania). Since 1985 Victor Ivanovic has lived and worked in Greece. In 2003 he became a teacher of Hispanic Literature at the University of Salonic. At present he is a professor emeritus at the same University. Victor Ivanovici is very well known for his essays in hispanic studies, but also for his comparative and translation studies. He wrote his works in Romanian, Greek, Spanish or French. He also has an impressive activity as a translator: Odysseas Elytis (Romanian, Spanish), Octavio Paz (Romanian, Greek), Paul Celan, the Romanian poems (Greek, Spanish), Gellu Naum (Greek, Spanish), Nichita Stănescu (Greek), Ion Vianu (Spanish), Norman Manea (Greek, Spanish). Selective bibliography: Triptic neoelenic. Cavafis, Seferis, Sikelianós (Greek), Athens, Hexantas, 1979; Formă şi deschidere (Romanian), Eminescu Publishing House, 1980 (Romanian Writers’ Union Prize, 1981); El mundo de la nueva narrativa hispanoamericana (Spanish), Quito, Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana, 1998; Gabriel García Márquez y su Reino de Macondo (Spanish), Madrid, Sial Publishing House, 2008 (Internaíonal Sial Prize); Un caftan pentru Don Quijote(Romanian), Ideea Europeană Publishing House, 2011; La casa del Poeta, colective volume (studies and essays about Omar Lara, Spanish), Puebla (Mexic), 2011.