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  • New entries on our website
    2017/02/16 06:54
    New writers and books were added on our website: Serban Alexandru – Un inger, un ciine, o imagine / An Angel, a Dog, an Image, Simona Antonescu – Darul lui Serafim / Serafim’s Gift, Vartan Arachelian – La capatul noptii / At the End of the Night, Nicolae Avram – Mame, George Balaita – Invoiala / The Bargain, Lavinia Braniste – Interior zero / Interior Zero, Petru Cimpoesu – Celalalt Simion / The Other Simion, Liliana Corobca – Imperiul fetelor batrine / The Empire of Old Maids, Radu Cosasu [...read more]


  • New entries on our website
    2016/02/23 08:13
    New writers and books were added on our website: Stefan Agopian – Manualul intimplarilor / The Textbook of Happenings, Adrian Alui Gheorghe – Laika, Simona Antonescu – Fotograful Curtii Regale / The Photographer to the Royal Court, Petre Barbu – Marea petrecere / The Big Party, Lavinia Braniste – Escapada / The Escapade, Adrian Buz – 1989, Gabriel Chifu – Punct si de la capat / Full Stop and Anew, Ionut Chiva – Boddah speriat / Frightened Boddah, Marius Chivu – Sfirsit de sezon / End of Season, [...read more]


  • Dan Lungu, in dialogue at the Passa Porta International Festival of Literature
    2015/03/27 14:29
    Dan Lungu, one of the most known contemporary Romanian writer will take part at the fifth edition of the Passa Porta International Festival of Literature, in Bruxelles. Sunday, 29.03.2015, 13.oo-14.oo, Dan Lungu and Czech writer Jiųí Hájíček will debate on the conflict between the challeges of present and the nostalgia for the past. A conversation with two convincing voices from Eastern Europe who both make communist history the subject of their novels. Hájíček wrote an award-winning novel on the collectivization of agriculture while Lungu drew [...read more]


  • Romania, guest of honour at the Sofia International Bookfair, 2014
    2014/12/12 01:04
    Romania is the guest of honour at the Sofia International Bookfair, held in the National Palace of Culture on December 9–14, 2014. The following Romanian writers published by Polirom or Cartea romaneasca are present at the event: Gabriela Adamesteanu, Petru Cimpoesu, Ioan Grosan, Dan Lungu, Lucian Dan Teodorovici, Ioana Nicolaie, Simona Popescu, Matei [...read more]


  • Romania, guest of honour at the Salon du Livre, Paris 2013
    2013/03/20 02:03
    Romania will be the guest of honour at the Salon du Livre (Paris 2013 International Book Fair) to be held in Paris on March 22-25, 2013. The following Romanian writers published by Polirom or Cartea romaneasca are present at the event: Gabriela Adamesteanu, Radu Aldulescu, Savatie Bastovoi, Magda Carneci, Paul Cernat, Petru Cimpoesu, Teodor Duna, Florina Ilis, Dan Lungu, Mircea Martin, Norman Manea, Andrei Oisteanu, Marta Petreu, Ioan Es. Pop, Razvan Radulescu, Bogdan Suceava, Stelian Tanase, Lucian Dan Teodorovici, Dumitru Tepeneag, Eugen Uricaru, Varujan Vosganian, Matei Visniec, Daniela [...read more]


  • Romanian writers at the Jerusalem Book Fair 2013
    2013/01/31 12:01
    Between 10th and 15th of February, four Romanian writers published by Polirom or Cartea Romaneasca will be present al the Jerusalem Book Fair 2013: Varujan Vosganian, Vasile Ernu, Lucian Dan Teodorovici, Bogdan-Alexandru [...read more]


  • New entries on our website
    2013/01/16 15:26
    New writers and books were added on our website: Filip Florian – Toate bufnitele / All the Owls, Lucian Dan Teodorovici – Matei Brunul / Matei the Brown, Adrian Chivu – Strada / The Street, Simona Sora – Hotel Universal / Hotel Universal,  Liviu Antonesei – Victimele inocente si colaterale ale unui singeros razboi cu Rusia / The Innocent and Collateral Victims of a Bloody War with Russia, Radu Jorgensen – Se respinge / Rejected, Radu Mares – Deplasarea spre rosu / Red Shift, Cezar Paul-Badescu [...read more]


  • New entry on our website: "In the Land of God"
    2012/10/24 14:56
    A new title was added on our website:  In the Land of God/ In tara lui Dumnezeu by Tatiana Niculescu Bran André is ten and has come to spend his holiday with his father, a French diplomat in the Horn of Africa. The boy discovers a fairy-tale world: on one hand, the army fighting the Somali pirates, on the other, the ancient race of the Afars. He befriends an Afar girl, Hani, who is going to be put through a forbidden ritual, inherited from the Egyptian Pharaohs. While the children re-enact scenes from Star Wars and find their first love, around them reality takes a brutal turn: [...read more]


  • Gabriela Adamesteanu published in the USA
    2011/08/16 03:33
    Recently, Northwestern University Press (USA) published the novel Wasted Morning, by Gabriela Adamesteanu. Translator: Patrick [...read more]


  • New entries on our website
    2010/10/28 04:36
    New writers and books were added on our website: Gabriela Adamesteanu - Provizorat / Provisionality, Ioana Bradea - Scotch, Matei Florian - Si Hams Si Regretel / Both Hams And Regretel , Radu Pavel Gheo - Noapte buna, copii! / Good Night, Children!, Marin Malaicu-Hondrari - Apropierea / The Comparison, O. Nimigean - Radacina de bucsau / And Juniper Roots for Their Meat, Bogdan Suceava - Noaptea cind cineva a murit pentru tine / The Night Someone Died for You, Ion Vianu - Amor intellectualis. Romanul unei educaţii / Amor intellectualis. The Novel of an Education, Daniela Zeca - Demonii [...read more]


  • New entry
    2010/08/28 07:21
    A new writer and a title published by Polirom were added on our website: Dora Pavel - Pudra/ [...read more]


  • "I'm a communist biddy!" - the most translated Romanian novel of the year
    2009/12/23 12:02
    This year, the novel Sînt o babă comunistă! / I'm a communist biddy!, by Dan Lungu, has been translated into German, Polish, Spanish, Bulgarian, Italian and Turkish. This makes it the most translated Romanian novel of the [...read more]


  • Romanian writers at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2009
    2009/10/14 02:43
    Between 14th and 18th of October, the following Romanian writers published by Polirom and Cartea Românească will be present al the Frankfurt Book Fair 2009: Doina Ruşti, Filip Florian, Robert Şerban and Lucian Dan Teodorovici   Events   Friday, 16 October 16.oo, Romanian stand (5 0 C916): Book launch & public reading: Robert Şerban - Cinema la mine-acasă / Cinema inside My House/ Heimkino, bei mir 17.oo, Romanian stand (5 0 C916): Book presentation & public reading: Doina Ruşti – Fantoma din moară/ The Ghost in the [...read more]


  • New entries on www.romanianwriters.ro
    2009/06/29 07:47
    A new writer and two titles published by Polirom were added on our website: Ana Maria Sandu - Fata din casa vagon / The Girl from the Oblong House and Florin Lăzărescu - Lampa cu căciulă / The Tube with a [...read more]


  • Romanian writers at the Torino International Bookfair
    2009/05/12 05:45
    Between 14th and 18th of May, the Romanian writers Ioana Nicolaie, Doina Ruşti, Ana Maria Sandu, Petru Cimpoeşu, Lucian Dan Teodorovici, Filip Florian, Dan Lungu and Liliana Corobca will participate at the Torino International Bookfair.   On the 14th, at 15.30, at Zonza Editori's stand, there will be launched the Italian editions of Sînt o babă comunistă! / I'm a communist biddy! - Dan Lungu, and Un an în Paradis / One Year in Paradise - Liliana Corobca.   On 15th, at 18.oo, inside the conference room of "Italo Calvino" Library, and [...read more]


  • Romanian writers at the 16th International Book Festival Budapest
    2009/04/22 06:04
    Between 24th and 26th of April, the Romanian writers Gabriela Adameşteanu, Florina Ilis, Adela Greceanu, Ruxandra Cesereanu, Radu Aldulescu, Filip Florian, Bogdan Suceavă, Lucian Dan Teodorovici and Florin Lăzărescu will participate at the International Book Festival Budapest. Friday, 24 April, stand 2 11.oo, stand 2: Conversation with Florina Ilis. Presenter: Gabriella Koszta. Participants: Florina Ilis and Márta Józsa 12.oo, stand 2: Presentation of Radu Aldulescu’s books 15.oo, stand 2: Debate - The role of translation in the process of [...read more]


  • New entries on www.romanianwriters.ro
    2009/03/24 03:19
    A new writer and three recent titles published by Polirom were added on our website: Nora Iuga – Hai să furăm pepeni / Let's Steal Watermelons; Lucian Dan Teodorovici – Celelalte poveşti de dragoste / The Other Love Stories; Dan Lungu – Cum să uiţi o femeie / How to Forget a [...read more]


  • Gabriela Adameşteanu - booksigning at Salon du Livre de Paris
    2009/03/12 05:12
    Sunday, on the 15th of March, between 15.50 and 16.30, Gabriela Adameşteanu will be present for booksigning at Gallimard’s stand (M79), placed inside Salon du Livre de [...read more]


  • Romanian Writers at the Jerusalem International Bookfair
    2009/02/10 23:10
    Between 15th and 20th of February, four Romanian writers published by Polirom & Cartea Românească –  Petru Cimpoeşu, Dan Lungu, Radu Aldulescu and Gabriel Chifu – will be presented at the Jerusalem International Bookfair. They will be accompanied by Bogdan Alexandru Stănescu, editor-in-chief at Polirom.   On the 16th of February, the “Works” series of Norman Manea will be launched by Bogdan Alexandru Stănescu, Leon Volovici and Riri Manor. Soon after this event, Petru Cimpoeşu will give a public lecture from his novel [...read more]


  • New rights sold by Polirom
    2009/01/20 02:15
    Polirom has recently sold new translation rights, as it follows: Lucian Dan Teodorovici, Circul nostru vă prezintă: / Our Circus Presents: - to L’Harmattan Kiado (Hungary), Filip Florian, Matei Florian, Băiuţeii / The Băiuţ Alley Lads - to Acantilado (Spain), Florina Ilis, Cruciada copiilor / The Children's Crusade - to Jelencor (Hungary), Cecilia Ştefănescu, Legături bolnăvicioase / Love sick - to Green Gallery (Poland), Ruxandra Cesereanu, Naşterea dorinţelor lichide / The Birth of Liquid Desires - to Non Lieu (France), Ana [...read more]


  • Public Readings in Vienna
    2008/11/17 13:52
    Between 17th and 23th of November, the following Romanian writers published by Polirom and Cartea Românească will give public readings in Vienna, within ”The Week of the Reading” and the ”BuchWien08” Book Fair:   The reading program   17.11.2008, 7:oo PM, at the Austrian Society for Literature: Adela Greceanu – Mireasa cu şosete roşii/ The Bride with the Red Socks 19.11.2008, 8:oo PM, at the Book Center of the Romanian Cultural Institut from Vienna: Ioan Groşan – O sută de ani de zile la Porţile [...read more]


  • New rights sold at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2008!
    2008/10/20 01:48
    Present at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2008, Polirom has succedeed in selling new translation rights, as it follows: Gabriela Adameşteanu, Dimineaţa pierdută / Wasted Morning - sold to NorthWestern (USA), Dan Lungu, Sînt o babă comunistă! / I'm a Communist Biddy! and Lucian Dan Teodorovici, Circul nostru vă prezintă: / Our Circus Presents: - sold to Zonza (Italy), Bogdan Suceavă, Venea din timpul diez / Coming from an Off Key Time – sold to Paradox (Bulgaria). The Italian rights for Vasile Ernu, Nascut in URSS/ Born in USSR was sold to Hacca [...read more]


  • www.romanianwriters.ro is now online - see Romania by its writers!
    2008/09/07 13:02
    www.romanianwriters.ro is now online. It offers publishers from all over the world English-language presentations of the contemporary Romanian writers published by Polirom and Cartea Românească, including detailed information (biographies, book presentations, excerpts from books, reviews published in the press).   In continual development and periodically updated, the site will highlight works by more than eighty contemporary Romanian [...read more]


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