Andreea Iulia Scridon is a Romanian-American writer and translator. Born in Romania, she immigrated with her parents to the United States as a child and grew up in Florida. She studied Comparative Literature at King’s College London and Creative Writing at the University of Oxford. She is assistant editor at Asymptote Journal, fiction editor at the Oxford Review of Books, and contributing editor at E Ratio Poetry.  

Her translation of a series of short stories by writer and political dissident I.D. Sîrbu are forthcoming in 2020 with ABPress, and her co-translations, with Adam J. Sorkin, of Romanian poet Traian T. Coşovei are forthcoming in 2021 with Broken Sleep Books. As a hybrid of two cultures, she has written a novel set in 18th century Romania and a book of poems inspired by George Enescu’s compositions. 

BOOKS

Hotare, Editura Universitară, forthcoming in September 2021. Second Place Winner of the “Achieve a Dream” Poetry Manuscript Contest.

A Romanian Poem, forthcoming with MadHat Press in March 2022.

Calendars, forthcoming with Broken Sleep Books in August 2022.

ANTHOLOGIES

New Romanian Poetry: 2015 – 2020, forthcoming with MadHat Press in September 2022. Editor.

“Apparent Timelessness” (essay) in Global Pandemic Crisis: a series of literary essays on quarantine, Transcendent Zero Press, 2020.

Poems in 14 Younger Poets, published by Arts & Letters, 2021.

POETRY

Two poems and a short story in Revista Kametsa

“Cartografie de Bucuresti” in Poesis International.

‘Three Poems’ in The Blue Nib.

loosening and tightening‘ in Sepia.

Two poems in Romanian in Jurnalul de sâmbătă.

Two poems in Romanian in 2019 Issue 2 of Steaua Journal, p. 47

‘Nicotiana alata’ in 2019 Issue 2 of Harana Poetry.

‘Moonstone’ in the 28th Issue of E Ratio Postmodern Poetry Journal.

‘Three Poems’ in the 29th Issue of E Ratio Postmodern Poetry Journal.

‘Glossa’ in WildCourt.

Two Poems in Apofenie.

‘Romanian’ in The Oxford Review of Books.

On Mihai Eminescu in WildCourt.

PROSE

“How Reading My Great-Great-Grandfather’s Prison Diary Initiated Me into the World of Gulag Literature” for The London Magazine.

‘The Porous Borders of Romanian Literature: Timișoara’ for The Romanian Riveter.

A review of Mr K Released for World Literature Today.

‘A Socially-Distanced Romeo and Juliet Ballet at Sadler’s Wells’ for STAAR. Winner of the STAAR Firework Award.

‘Tales of Revolution: Interviews’ for the Oxford Review of Books.

An academic review of The Limits of Cosmopolitanism: Globalization and Its Discontents in Contemporary Literature for Oxford Comparative Literature and Critical Translation.

An essay on poet Mihai Eminescu in Wild Court.

Book reviews, artist and poet interviews for The London Magazine.

Essays on translation, book reviews, and dispatches for Asymptote.

A book review of Romanian Literature as World Literature for World Literature Today.

Theatre reviews for The Theatre Times.

Book, movie, and theatre reviews for CEEL.

Book reviews for the European Literature Network.

A poetry event review for London Grip.

Movie reviews for VultureHound.

Movie reviews for Flickfeast.

 Issue 9 of the KCL Literary Journal: “On Living Alone”, p. 42.

INTERVIEWS

A Fevers of the Mind Quick-9 Interview with Andreea Iulia Scridon

TRANSLATIONS

The only English-language website dedicated to the 2018 Romanian Centenary.

‘The Cat’ by Ion D. Sîrbu, published in the July 2020 Issue of Asymptote.

‘Three Poems by C.D. Zeletin’ for Asymptote.

Three Poems by Traian T. Coșovei for E Ratio.

Two Poems by Traian T. Coșovei for The Blue Nib.

Four Poems by Traian T. Coșovei for National Translation Month.

Two Poems by Ioan Flora in Plume Poetry.

“I Don’t Know How the Mirror Broke” by Ion D. Sîrbu in the Oxford Review of Books.

The short stories of Ion D. Sîrbu will be published with AB Press. September, 2021.

Somewhere a Blind Child, by Ion Cristofor. Naked Eye Publishing. September, 2021.

Night with a Pocketful of Stones, by Traian T. Coșovei, co-translated with Adam J. Sorkin. Broken Sleep Books. November, 2021.

READINGS

Poetry reading at Pembroke College, Oxford

February 12, 2020.

Translation Reading at the Romania Rocks Festival

October 23, 2020.

Poetry reading at the Romanian Cultural Institute in London

November 10th, 2020.

Poetry reading at the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York

November 24, 2020.

Poetry Reading with 13 International Younger Poets

January 17, 2021.

VIDEOS

Spring Coming Celebrations / Geographies of Tradition: EP.2/7

Easter Traditions on Both Sides of the Atlantic / Geographies of Tradition: EP.3/7

Magic Midsummer in Romania and the US/ Geographies of Tradition: EP. 4.7

AWARDS

Second Place Winner of the “Achieve a Dream” National Poetry Manuscript Contest of Editura Universitară.

Included on Scarriet Poetry’s 2021 “Poetry Hot One Hundred“.

Winner of the 2020 STAAR Firework Award, University of Oxford.

Shortlisted for the 2019 Oxford Review of Books Short Fiction Award.

CONTACT

Email (andreea.scridon[@]icloud.com)

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