Adam Sorkin

Adam Sorkin is a translator of contemporary Romanian literature, and holds the title of Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at Penn State Brandywine. His most recent publications are Syllables of Flesh by Floarea Țuțuianu, translated with Irma Giannetti (Plamen Press, 2017) and The Barbarians’ Return by Mircea Dinescu, translated with Lidia Vianu (Bloodaxe Books, 2018). He co-translated Nora Iuga’s The Hunchbacks’ Bus (Bitter Oleander Press, 2016) with Diana Manole.

6 Nora Iuga Translations

oh, how I cheat myself how I shuffle my lovers the living and the dead in this tavern named poetry I always relished being a coquette black stockings   bright red nails you know it’s very hard today to carry this shopping …

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George Vulturescu: What Vision Cannot Stand

A tourist map of key points of interest in the George Vulturescu poetry-scape would feature a number of salient features that his poetry has developed over the course of a quarter-century career of increasing depth and metaphysical complexity. The first …

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