Carmen Firan, born in Romania, is a poet and fiction writer. She has
published in her native country several books of poetry, novels, essays
and short stories, as well as plays and film scripts. Since 2000 she lives
in New York. Her writings appear in translation in many literary magazines
and in various anthologies in France, Israel, Sweden, Germany, Ireland,
Poland, Canada, U K, and the USA.
Her recent books and publications in the United States of America include:
The Farce,(fiction) Spuyten Duyvil, 2002, In The Most Beautiful Life
(poems, with photographs by Virginia Joffe), Umbrage Editions, New York,
2002, Afternoon With An Angel, poems, Pamphlet Series of Poetry New
York, 2000, The First Moment After Death, poems, Writers Club
She also published many works in literary magazines, such as: ”Exquisite
Corps”, “Literary Review”,"Brooklyn Rail", "Talisman", "Hubbub", "Transcendental
Friends", “Arshile”, “ Free Verse”, "An Anthology of Romanian Women Poets
", East European Monographs, 1994.