Dumitru M. Ion
Dumitru M. Ion
(President of Foundation and Cultural Organization International Academy Orient-
Occident and of International Festival „Curtea de Argeş Poetry Nights“)


Poet, prose writer, short story writer, essayist, playwright, film and theatre critic, author of
prose for children and youth, translator, editor, academician.
Dumitru M. Ion was born on September 26, 1947, in the village Brăteşti, Curtea de Argeş.
He graduated from elementary school, Craft School and highschool in Curtea de Argeş,
former capial of Wallachia. Between 1965-1966 he attends the Faculty of Philology in
Bucharest. Beginning with 1967, he attends the Theatre and Film Academy „I.L. Caragiale
“, from which he graduates in 1971, with a degree in arts.
He made his ebut as a pupil, in 1960, with poetry and prose, in the reviews of the
Romanian Writers’ Union (Gazeta literară, Luceafărul, Tribuna).
In 1966 he makes his editorial debut with the volume of poems Wishborne. He has been a
full member of the Romanian Writer’s Union since 1967, and held various leading
positions within it. Ever since his debut, literary criticism considered him to be an important
figure of contemporary Romanian literature.
During the communist dictatorship he was repeatedly forbidden to publish, while his books
were also forbidden and expelled form public libraries. Until the 1989 Reovlution, he lived
and worked solely as a professional writer. He is present in more than twenty-five
anthologies of Romanian poetry and prose published in Romania and abroad. Books of
his poems were published in more than 15 languages. He is author of 11 poetry books, 7
romans and short story, of 5 proze books for children and youth, of 3 plays, 2 volume of
essays, over 170 translation books in Romanian and other languages; he elaborated and
translated essentials anthology from chinese, georgian, armenian, macedonian lyrics,
from R. Moldavia and from Ancient Egypt poetry.
His poetry, prose and translation received
more than 20 national and international prizes. He was granted travel invitations and study
fellowships in U.S.A., Germany, Italy, Yugoslavia, Serbia and Montenegro, Bosnia and
Herzegovina, Republic of Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Egypt, Cyprus, Georgia, Armenia,
Uzbekistan, Spain, Tunisia, Colombia etc. He participated as special guest in the
International Festivals of Poetry at: Struga (Republic of Macedonia), Sarajevo (Bosnia and
Herzegovina), Budva (Montenegro), Veles, Tetovo (Republic of Macedonia), Las Palmas,
Canare (Spain), Bagdad (Iraq), Medellin (Colombia), Smederevo, Belgrad, Negotin
(Serbia), Jedlienne (Tunisia), Krdjali (Bulgaria) etc.
He is a member of numerous and prestigious internationa literary Societies and
Associations; he is a member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences from Macedonia,
member of the Academy of Arts, Literature and Sciences (Oradea, Romania) and of
Romanian-American Academy (New York, U.S.A.).
In 1991 he founded the Orient-Occident Publishing House, whose president and general
director he is, mainly publishing books of poetry. In 1997 he and the poetess Carolina Ilica
founded the International Festival Curtea de Argeş Poetry Nights, whose president he is.
Since 1998 he is the president of The Foudation and Cultural Organization International
Academy Orient-Occident, Curtea de Argeş (which he also founded is together with the
poetess Carolina Ilica, 1998).

I. Poetry (selective)

1. Wishbone, The Publishing House for Literature, Bucharest, 1966;
2. The Hunts, The Publishing House for Literature, Bucharest, 1969;
3. Balkanics, Albatros Publishing House, Bucharest, 1970;
4. False Hunting Treatise, Romanian Book Publishing House, Bucharest, 1973;
5. Colour and Aroma (Melancolies), Romanian Book Publishing House, Bucharest, 1974;
6. Prides, Albatros, Publishing House, Bucharest, 1974;
7. The Hunts, (Selected Poems, HYPERION Collection), Romanian Book Publishing
House, Bucharest, 1981;
8. John Metaphor, Romanian Book Publishing House, Bucharest, 1986.
9. The Gospel after John Metaphor (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1997;
10. El Evangelio según Ioan Metafora - The Gospel after John Metaphor, bilingual
(poetry), Orient-Occident Publishing House, Bucharest, 1999;
11. The Pharaon, Covorbiri literare Publishing House, Iaşi, 2002;
12. The Gospel after John Metaphor (poems, the 28 edition), Publishing House of
International Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2007;


II. Prose

13. On St. Tib’s Eve (novel), Romanian Book Publishing House, Bucharest, 1970;
14. The Story of Wonderful Travels (novel), Ion Creangă Publishing House, Bucharest,
1973;
15. Tiger Hunt (stories and poems in prose), Romanian Book Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1976;
16. Elfi at Brusa (short stories), Romanian Book Publishing House, Bucharest, 1979;
17. Babylon (short stories), Eminescu Publishing House, Bucharest, 1981;
18. The Scribe and the Imagination (novel), Romanian Publishing House, Bucharest, 1985;
19. The Devil at St. Stephen (stories), Orient-Occident Publishing House, Bucharest, 1998;
20. The lost way, (roman), Publishing House of International Academy Orient-Occident,
Bucharest, 2005;

III. Literature for children and youth

21. Flying Saucers (novel), Ion Creangă Publishing House, Bucharest, 1969;
22. Poets of 20 Years (poetry), Eminescu Publishing House, Bucharest, 1972;
23. Sir and Elixie (plays and poetry), Junimea Publishing House, Jassy, 1973;
24. The Meteorite that Forgot Fall (novel), Ion Creangă Publishing House, Bucharest,
1976;
25. In the Farniente town, (poetry), Publishing House of International Academy Orient-
Occident, Bucharest, 2005.


IV. Theatre plays

26. Ardeal Ships, 1967;
27. Alexander The Great’s Son (Morirencia), 1983;
28. Sir and Elixir, 1985.

V. Books published in other languages

29. The Flowers Want to Enter the House (poetry), Merani Publishing House, Tbilisi,
Georgia, 1976;
30. Noon’s Treason (poetry), Misla Publishing House, Skopje, Yugoslavia, 1983;
31. Flying Saucers (novel), Detska radost Publishing House, Skopje, Yugoslavia, 1987;
32. John Metaphor (poetry), Nasha Kniga Publishig House, Skopje, Yugoslavia, 1989;
33. Macedonian Lyrical Phalanx (selection, translations, introductory study,
biobibliographical notes), Hyperion Publishing House, Kishinev, Republic of Moldavia,
1990;
34. Macedonian Lyrical Phalanx (Selection, introductory study, biobibliographical notes),
Kultura Publishing House, Skopje, The Republic of Macedoine, 1991;
35. The Nightingale that Sings with Closed Eyes (essays), Mekedonska Kniga Publishing
House, Skopje, The Republic of Macedoine, 1992;
36. Flying Saucers (novel), Biblioteka 48 Publishing House, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1998;
37. John Metaphor (poems), Era Publishing House, Istanbul, Turkey, 1998;
38. The Gospel after John Metaphor, Publishing House of Teshani Cultural Center,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2001;
39. Purple Harvest (poems), RAD, Belgrad, Republic of Yugolsavia, , 2001;
40. The Gospel after John Metaphor (poems), Vladimir Mijuskovici Publishing House,
Montenegro, 2002;
41. The Gospel after John Metaphor (poems), Kliuci-94 Publishing House, Moscow,
Russian Federation, 2002;
42. Purple Harvest (poems), Egnatia Publishing House, Tirana, Albania, 2002;
43. The Gospel after John Metaphor (poems into Romanian, English, Spanish and
French, Plurilingv I), Publishing House of the International Academy Orient-Occident,
Bucharest, 2002;
44. Purple Harvest (poems), Trebinje, R. Sârspka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2003;
45. The Gospel after John Metaphor (poems), Nov zlatorog Publishing House, Sofia,
Bulgaria, 2003;
46. The Gospel after John Metaphor (poems), Naaman Publishing House, Beirut,
Lebabon, 2003.




VI. Translations into Romanian

47. Anthology of Georgian poetry (12th-20th centuries), Minerva Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1974;
48. Blaje Koneski, Poems, Albatros Publishing House, Bucharest, 1975;
49. Besiki, Armies of sadness (poems), Junimea Publishing House, Bucharest, 1977;
50. Bojin Pavlovski, Duva (novel), Univers Publishing House, Bucharest, 1977;
51. Njegos, Coronet of Mountains (drama poem), Albatros Publishing House, Bucharest,
1978;
52. Kocio Raţin, White Dawn (poems), Romanian Book Publishing House, Bucharest,
1978;
53. Iosif Noneşvili, Medeea (poems), Junimea Publishing House, Jassy, 1980 (in
collaboration with Carolina Ilica);
54. Anthology of Chinese poetry, Univers Publishing House, Bucharest, 1980 (in
collaboration with Li Yu-Giu);
55. Moris Poţhişvili, Bird of Meditation (poems), Junimea Publishing House, Jassy, 1981;
56. Slavko Ianevski, Mystery-game-feeling (poems), Romanian Book Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1981;
57. Ante Popovski, Popies (poems), Romanian Book Publishing House, Bucharest, 1981;
58. Mihail Rengiov, The Poetry And The Buterfly (poems), Romanian Book Publishing
House, Bucharest, 1981;
59. Radovan Pavlovski, Maya (poems), Romanian Book Publishing House, Bucharest,
1981;
60. Bojin Pavlovski, Western Australia (poems), Romanian Book Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1983 (in collaboration with Carolina Ilica);
61. Stevan Tontici, I Curse And Whorship (poems), Romanian Book Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1983 (in collaboration with Carolina Ilica);
62. Iovan Strezovski, The Book of Destiny (novel), Romanian Book Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1983;
63. Gane Todorovski, Time Of Malediction And Caresses (poems), Romanian Book
Publishing House, Bucharest, 1983 (in collaboration);
64. Anthology of Armenian poetry (5th-20th centuries), Minerva Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1984 (in collaboration);
65. Petre M. Andreevski, Deniţia - Prauses And Complaints (poems), Romanian Book
Publishing House, Bucharest, 1985 (in collaboration);
66. Taşko Gheorghievski, The Black Core. The Red Horse (novels), Romanian Book
Publishing House, Bucharest, 1986 (in collaboration);
67. Bojin Pavlovski, The Hypocrite (novel), Romanian Book Publishing House, Bucharest,
1986 (in collaboration);
68. Petar T. Boşkovski, The Thorn Layer (poems), Dacia Publishing House, Cluj-Napoa,
1986 (in collaboration);
69. Traian Petrovski, The Key Of Life (poems), Romanian Book Publishing House,
Bucharest, (in collaboration);
70. Mile Nedelkoski, Eretikon-Erotikon (poems), Dacia Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca,
1989;
71. Bojin Pavlovski, The Red Hypocrite (novel), Hyprion Publishing House, Kishinev, 1991
(in collaboration);
72. The Gold Teaspoon (Anthology Of Poetry From The Republic of Moldavia), Kultura
Publishing House, Skopje, 1993 (in collaboration);
73. Iovan Strezovski, The Novel Of Târpe The Pacient And Of Sweet Tina, Orient-
Occident Publishing House, Bucharest, 1993 (in collaboration);
74. Rade Silian, The Building Of The Shadow (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1993 (in collaboration);
75. Dimitar Başevski, Temporal Passage (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1995 (in collaboration);
76. Branko Ţvetkoski, Breath Of Prayer (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1995 (in collaboration);
77. Vesna Aţevska, Causa Sum (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House, Bucharest,
(in collaboration);
78. Justo Iorge Padrón, Circles Of Hell (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1995 (in collaboration);
79. Mihail Rengiov, Entrance Into Ierusalem (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1995 (in collaboration);
80. Anthology Of Chinese Poetry, volume 1, Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, (in collaboration with Li Yu-Giu);
81. Anthology Of Chinese Poetry, volume 2, Orient-Occident Publishing House, Bucharest
(in collaboration with Li Yu-Giu);
82. Paskal Ghilevski, Instinct Of Light (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1996 (in collaboration);
83. Sârba Igniatovici, Cackling In The New Century (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing
House, Bucharest, 1997 (in collaboration);
84. Nikolai Stoianov, Transit Visa (essays), Orient-Occident Publishing House, Bucharest,
1997 (in collaboration);
85. Taşko Gheorghievski, The Red Horse (novel), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1997 (in collaboration);
86. Resul Şabani, The Water Of Love (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1997 (in collaboration);
87. Poesys (Antholohy of the International Festival „Curtea de Argeş Poetry Nights“),
Orient-Occident Publishing House, Bucharest, 1997;
88. Adnan Özer, The Death Of The Bell (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1997 (in collaboration);
89. Visar Zhiti, Psalms, Orient-Occident Publishing House, Bucharest, 1997 (in
collaboration);
90. Fernando Ainsa, Over Here, Over There (essays), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1998 (in collaboration);
91. Suat Engülü, Conversion To Darkness (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1998 (in collaboration);
92. Adonis, On Madness (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House, Bucharest, 1998 (in
collaboration);
93. Liliana R. Nikolici, The Other Side Of The Dream (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing
House, Bucharest, 1998 (in collaboration);
94. Kama Kamanda, A Total Of Abyss (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1998 (in collaboration);
95. Mehmet Kansu, Mida’s Fingers (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 1999 (in collaboration);
96. Geladin Asani, True Lies (prose), Orient-Occident Publishing House, Bucharest, 1999
(in collaboration);
97. Nikola Ţinţar Poposki, Numen-Thought-Avatar (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing
House, Bucharest, 1999 (in collaboration);
98. Poesys, Anthology of the Internationa Festival „Curtea de Argeş Poetry Nights“, 2000,
Orient-Occident Publishing House, Bucharest, 2000 (in collaboration);
99. Risto Vasilevski, Praise To Hell (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 2000;
100. Miljurko Vukadinovici, (W)east (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 2000;
101. John F. Deane, Toccata And Fugue (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing House,
Bucharest, 2001;
102. Daniţa Nain-Rudovici, Green Leaf of Love (poems), Orient-Occident Publishing
House, Bucharest, 2001 (in collaboration);
103. Alberto Estima de Oliveira, Mesopotamia (poems), Publishing Hosue of the
International Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2001;
104. Vukman Otaşevici, Snowtorming, Publishing Hosue of the International Academy
Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2001;
105. Claude Darbellay, In Extremis (poems), Publishing Hosue of the International
Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharets, 2001;
106. Kiril Kadiiski, Dinner At Emaus’ (poems), Publishing House of the International
Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2001;
107. Alberto Estima de Oliveira, Mesopotamia 2, Publishing House of the International
Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2001;
108. Poesys, Love (Anthology of the International Festival „Curtea de Argeş Poetry Nights
“, 2001), Publishing House of the International Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2001;
109. Miloş Lindro, Discourse on Poetry, Publishing House of the International Academy
Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2001;
110. Drajen Katunarici, Ecclesia Invisibilis (poems), Publishing House of the International
Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2001 (in collaboration with Carolina Ilica and
Mariana Ştefănescu);
111. Lyrics From Ancient Egypt (poems), Publishing House of the International Academy
Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2001 (in collaboration);
112. Savo Kostadinovski, Poetry About Poetry, Publishing House of the International
Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2002;
113. Fernando Aguiar, The World Of Paper (poems), Publishing House of the
International Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2002;
114. Ivan Golubnici, Sad Angel, Publishing House of the International Academy Orient-
Occident, Bucharest, 2002;
115. Serghei Gloviuk, Turning Point, Publishing House of the International Academy
Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2002;
116. Seamus Heaney, Oracle and Other Poems, Publishing House of the International
Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2002 (in collaboration);
117. Pierre Voélin, Through The Millenary Eye, Publishing House of the International
Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2002;
118. Dobroslav Ciuk, The Soulless Town And Other Poems, Publishing House of the
International Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2002;
119. Abd El-Karim Al-Khalqy, Love Songs, Publishing House of the International Academy
Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2002;
120. Radhia Riahi, Whispers, Publishing House of the International Academy Orient-
Occident, Bucharest, 2002;
121. Poesys 6, The Seasons Of The Dream (The Anthology of the International Festival
„Curtea de Argeş
Poetry Nights“, 2002), Publishing House of the International Academy Orient-Occident,
Bucharest, 2002;
122. Naji Naaman, The Emancipated, Publishing House of the International Academy
Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2002;
123. Gerard Smyth, The Daytime Sleeper, Publishing House of the International Academy
Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2003;
124. Naji Naaman, Selected Poems, Publishing House of the International Academy Orient-
Occident, Bucharest, 2003;
125. Robert Stallaerts, Idle Poems Of A Life, Publishing House of the International
Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2003;
126. Poesys 7. Ars Poetica, Anthology of International Festival „Curtea de Argeş Poetry
Nights“, 7th edition, 2003, Publishing House of the International Academy Orient-Occident,
Bucharest, 2003 (in collaboration);
127. Katiţa Kiulavkova, Desires (Heretical Poems), Publishing House of International
Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2003 (in collaboration*);
128. Vasil Dârvoşanov, Bread and Water, Publishing House of International Academy
Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2003;
129. Todor Cealovski, Choosing of the Pearl, Publishing House of International Academy
Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2003.
130. Poesys 8 • Sacrality, Anthology of International Festival „Curtea de Argeş Poetry
Nights“, 8th edition, Publishing House of International Academy Orient-Occident,
Bucharest, 2004;
131. Poesys 9 • Venere and Madonna, Anthology of International Academy Orient-
Occident, 9th edition, Publishing House of International Academy Orient-Occident,
Bucharest 2005 (in collaboration);
132. Marta López-Luaces, Downfall of Fire, Publishing House of International Academy
Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2006;
133. Yasuhiro Yotsumoto, Samuray in Manhattan, Publishing House of International
Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2006;
134. Kazuko Shiraisi, To day Ulysses, Publishing House of International Academy Orient-
Occident, Bucharest, 2006 (in colaboration);
135. Mercedes Roffe, The theory of coulours, Publishing House of International Academy
Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2006;
136. Jeannette L. Clariond, Everything before the night, Publishing House of International
Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2006;
137. Robert Stallaerts, Pogo’s Way, Publishing House of International Academy Orient-
Occident, Bucharest, 2006;
138. Poesys 10 • Excelsior, Anthology of International Festival Curtea de Argeş Poetry
Nights, 10th edition, Publishing House of International Academy Orient-Occident,
Bucharest, 2006 (in collaboration);
139. Dimitris P. Kraniotis, Dunes, Publishing House of International Academy Orient-
Occident, Bucharest, 2007;
140. Aleksandar Miloşevici, Elixir of Life, Publishing House of International Academy
Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2007;
141. Jeannette L. Clariond, Water’s moments, Publishing House of International Academy
Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2007;
142. Rade Silian, The Bitter Vilayet, Publishing House of International Academy Orient-
Occident, Bucharest, 2007;
143. João Sevivas, Our street, Publishing House of International Academy Orient-
Occident, Bucharest, 2007;
144. Poesys 11 • The Sun and the Moon, Anthology of International Festival „Curtea de
Argeş Poetry Nights“, 11th edition, Publishing House of International Academy Orient-
Occident, Bucharest, 2007 (in collaboration).
145. Bojin Pavlovski, The beauty and the profanatory, Publishing House of International
Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2008 (in collaboration);
146. Bojin Pavlovski, Western Australia, Publishing House of International Academy Orient-
Occident, Bucharest, 2008 (in collaboration);
147. Heather Wimsett, Embers of faith, Publishing House of International Academy Orient-
Occident, Bucharest, 2008;
148. Kae Morii, Cabbage field & Wind Power Generators, Publishing House of
International Academy Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2008 (in collaboration);
149. Tarek Eltayeb, Stages of madness, Publishing House of International Academy
Orient-Occident, Bucharest, 2008;
150. Poesys 12 • 1001 POEMS, Anthology of International Festival „Curtea de Argeş
Poetry Nights“, 12th edition, Publishing House of International Academy Orient-Occident,
Bucharest, 2008 (in collaboration)*.

* The translations in collaboration were done together with the poet Carolina Ilica.


VII. Translations from Romanian into other
languages, edition care, introduction studies

150. Nichita Stănescu, Poems, Misla Publishing House, Skopje, 1982 (in collaboration with
Taşko Sarov);
151. Nichita Stănescu, Reflection of Light, Misla Publishing House, Skopje, 1982 (in
collaboration with Taşko Sarov);
152. Marin Sorescu, Below The Door (poems), Misla Publishing House, Skopje, 1982 (in
collaboration with Taşko Sarov);
153. Eugen Jebeleanu, Hanibal, (poems), Misla Publishing House, Skopje, 1982 (in
collaboration with Taşko Sarov);
154. D.R. Popescu, Royal Hunt (novel), Misla Publishing House, Skopje, 1985 (in
collaboration with Dimo Naun Dimcev);
155. Mircea Ciobanu, The Ahab Wind, Misla Publishing House, 1986 (in collaboration with
Branko Ţvetkoski);
156. George Bălăiţă, The World In Two Days (novel), Misla Publishing House, Skopje,
1985 (in collaboration with Dimo Naun Dimcev);
157. Horia Bădescu, Solomon’s Complaints (poems), Makedonska Kniga Publishing
House, Skopje, 1987 (in collaboration with Dimo Naun Dimcev);
158. Vasile Igna, Province (poems), Kultura Publishing House, Skopje, 1998 (in
collaboration with Dimo Naun Dimcev);
159. Adrian Popescu, Medici Court Yard (poems), Kultura Publishing House, Skopje, 1998
(in collaboration with Dimo Naun Dimcev);
160. Titus Vâjeu, A Gene Abyss (poems), Misla Publishing House, Skopje, 1989 (in
collaboration with Branko Ţvetkoski);
161. Grigore Vieru, Cross And Harp, Misla Publishing House, Skopje, 1989 (in
collaboration with Branko Ţvetkoski).

VIII. Various

162. He published more than 100 studies and essays dedicated to the film and theatre, in
columns he has as specialized critic in the reviews of the Romanian Writers’ Union
(Literary Romania, The morning Star, Argeş etc.);
158. He published more than 100 studies and essays on Chinese, Armenian, Georgian,
Macedonian, Serbo-Croatian, Montenegrean, Greek, Turkish, Uzbek, Bosnian, Spanish,
Romanian etc. poetry, in particular;
163. He published more than 500 poems translated from various authors in his column
Balkanic, which he covered for over seven years in The Morning Star, review of the
Romanian Writer’s Union..

IX. Prizes (selection)

1. The Morning Star (poetry), 1964;
2. Napoli Ospiti (poetry, Italy), 1970;
3. Albatros (prose), 1970;
4. The Prize of Romanian Writers’ Union (prose), 1972;
5. The Prize of Romanian Youth Union (poetry), 1974;
6-8. The Golden Quill (translations), International Translators’ Festival, Tetovo,
Yugoslavia, 1977, 1986, 1994;
9-11. The Prize of Macedonian Writers’ and Translators’ Union, 1982, 1989, 1991;
12. The prize of the Romanian Writers’ Union (translations), 1983;
13. The prize for the Most Beautiful Poem, The International Festival „The Poetry
Evenings at Struga“, The Republic of Macedoine, 1993;
14. The Prize of the International Society of Greek Writers and Artist, Greece, 1998;
15. The Prize of the International Festival „Kocho Ratsin“, Veles, Republic of Macedonia,
1999;
16. The Prize „Naim Frashery“ (for poetry), 2000;
17. The Prize „Vladimir Mijuskovici“ (Montenegro, Republic of Yugoslavia), 2001;
18. The Prize „Convorbiri Literare“, 2002;
19. The Grand Prize of Academy of Arts, Literature and Sciences (Oradea), 2002;
20. The Prize of the International Poetry Festival, Jedlienne, Tunisia, 2002.
21. The Prize Nichita Stănescu, (for translation), International Poetry Festival „Nichita
Stănescu“, Ploieşti, 2004;
22. The Prize Chariot commander, Delphi, Greece, 2004;
23. The Prize Duiliu Zamfirescu, Focşani, 2005;
24. The Prize Antares, Galaţi, 2006;
25.  The Prize of Excellency of the daily „Argeşul“, Piteşti, 2007;
26. Comandor of “Danubian Knights” Order, Galați, 2008;
27. Premiul pentru traduceri, The Balcanik Poetry Festival, Brăila, 2008.
 
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