A.I. Scridon

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. 

POETRY

‘Three Poems’ in The Blue Nib.

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

‘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.

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.

 2021:

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

The poetry of Traian T. Coșovei, co-translated with Adam J. Sorkin, will be published with Broken Sleep Books.

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 New York

November 24, 2020.

CONTACT

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

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