Corina Bernic

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Corina Bernic – born 1981 in Iasi, Romania, is author, literary translator, cultural manager and corresponding journalist for Romanian and European magazines and newspapers. Corina studied Germanic, Anglistic & Media studies at the “Al. I. Cuza” University of Iasi and the Konstanz University. 2003-2005 cultural journalist at the Romanian Public Television, then coordinator and co-founder of the Romanian Book Center within the Romanian Cultural Institute Bucharest. During 2006-2010 she coordinated translation supporting programs for foreign publishers with interest in Romanian literature, translator and writers workshops, readings of Romanian and foreign authors at international book-fairs and initiated together with Ernest Wichner (director of Literaturhaus Berlin) the International “Oskar Pastior” Poetry Festival in Sibiu / Hermannstadt. Between 2010-2011 cultural manager in the Bosch Foundation program for Central and Eastern Europe. Now program coordinator of the International Literature and Translation Festival FILIT (Iasi, Romania), and of the festival poetry readings and of the “White Night of Poetry”, collaborator for international partnerships and fundraising for international literaturfestival berlin (ilb). Translated in Romanian, among others, Jean Améry, Peter Handke, Daniel Kehlmann, Herta Müller, Peter Sloterdijk, Oskar Pastior. She published poetry and several anthologies of international poetry and short Romanian prose, her last poetry volume “Stații” (Stations) appeared last year in December in Bucharest.

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