Winter With the Writers

Mihaela Moscaliuc

Romanian poet and author of Father Dirt

Mihaela Moscaliuc: Reading, On-Stage Interview, and Signing

Event Details

Winter With the Writers welcomed Mihaela Moscaliuc to Rollins on February 9, 2012.

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Speaker Bio

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Born and raised in Romania, Mihaela Moscaliuc came to the United States in 1996 to complete graduate work in American literature. She received a MA from Salisbury University, a MFA in poetry from New England College, and a PhD in American Literature from the University of Maryland.

Her poetry collection, Father Dirt (winner of the Kinereth Gensler Award) appeared from Alice James Books in 2010, and her co-translation of Carmelia Leonte’s Death Searches for You a Second Time was published by Red Dragonfly Press in 2003. She has published poems, reviews, and articles in journals— The Georgia Review, Prairie Schooner, TriQuarterly, New Letters, Connecticut Review, Poetry International, Pleiades, West Branch, Interculturality, and Translation, and in anthologies—History of the Literary Cultures in East-Central Europe and Orient and Orientalisms in American Poetry and Poetics.

Her translations of Romanian poetry appear in Arts & Letters, Mississippi Review, America, Absinthe, and Mid-American Review. In 2011, she was awarded a Glenna Luschei Prairie Schooner Award for her poetry.