Teodora Coman

Teodora Coman © Camelia Toma

Teodora Coman was born in Sibiu, Romania, in 1976. Since 2021 she has published four collections of poetry, “Cârtiţa de mansardă” (The Mansard Mole), “Foloase necuvenite” (Assumption of Advantage) and “soft guerrilla”, published by Max Blecher publishing house and most recently “Lucy” at Tracus Arte. Since 2011, she is an editorial member of the cultural journal “Posesis International”, in which she keeps a literary chronicle. Her texts have been published in various anthologies, including “Ziua cea mai lungă” (The longest day), “Bienala europeană de poezie feminină de la Brașov” (The European Biennial of Feminist Poetry of Brașov) and “Tu, înainte de toate. Antologia poeziei contemporane de dragoste” (You, Especially You: Anthology of Contemporary Love Poetry). Her work has been translated into Polish, Turkish, German, Hungarian, Italian and English.

Publications:
soft guerilla. Max Blecher, 2019.
Foloase necuvenite (Assumption of Advantage). Max Blecher, 2017.
Cârtiţa de mansardă (The Mansard Mole). Max Blecher, 2012.

Awards:
2012: Iustin-Panța- Debut Prize of the magazine “Accente”

Festival Content

LANGUAGE ARCHIPELAGO III

Minorities, languages and representations in Romania

⇒ Tickets 3€ | Festival Pass 19€ 

Together with Radu Vancu, Claudiu Komartin and Teodora Coman, Romanian poets who are also citizen activists prominent for their political writing, the Romanian-German writer Ernest Wichner looks into the question of the state of minority languages (including Ukrainian, Hungarian, Romani and Russian) in Romania before and after 1990 in view of the conservative nationalist tendencies in politics and society.

Radu VancuClaudiu KomartinTeodora ComanErnest Wichner