(Romania) Born in 1982 in Targoviste. His mother named him Virgil, since she felt like she was carrying him as a small grain in her womb. He learned to read and write when he was four, living in the village at his uncle's, whom he names »uncle-teacher-photographer-and guardian of dogs' souls« in one of his poems. He recevied Rumanian- Canadian award »Roland Gasparic« and the Yugoslavian »Uzdin Award« for poetry. His collection A Dog, A Woman, and Winking was well accepted by critics. His poems are published in anthologies of contemporary Romanian literature. At the moment he is working on two collections. One will be entitled Belly and will be written in English.
(1975) is currently studying philosophy. His first poetry collection Anul cartitei galbene (The Year of the Yellow Mole) was published in 2003, followed in 2005 by his second collection Ghinga, published in Bucharest. In 2004, Dan Coman received a Mihail Eminescu – opera prima award for his first poetry collection, and an award given by Romanian Writers’ Association for a first literary work. He published an anthology of his poetry entitled D Great Coman in 2007
(Romania), born in 1978. He studied Economics, but later became a member of the Avantgarde group Asalt. He is editor of the poetry section of the cultural review Tomis in Constanţa. He has published four books of poetry, the latest in 2006, titled A Room with Two Rooms. He lives and writes in Constanţa, and whenever given the opportunity in Paris, Montpellier, Amsterdam.