Andrei Guruianu

Poet, Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

New York, NY

Author's Bio

Andrei Guruianu is a Senior Language Lecturer in the Expository Writing Program at New York University where he has taught since 2011. His critical and creative works often explore such topics as memory and forgetting, the role of art and of the artist, and the ability of place to shape personal and collective histories. He holds and MA in Journalism from Iona College and a PhD in English from Binghamton University.  

Previously he has worked as editor of the international literary journal The Broome Review and the Stephen Dunn Prize in Poetry, and from 2009-2010 was selected as the first Broome Country Poet Laureate. In 2009 he also edited an anthology of Eastern-European writing titled Twenty Years After the Fall, and that same year served as guest editor of the Yellow Medicine Review. His poetry has been featured by former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser in the column American Life in Poetry.

His most recent project is a new book of essays and a collective digital storytelling project titled The Afterlife of Discarded Objects: Memory and Forgetting in a Culture of Waste. More at www.theafterlifeofdiscardedobjects.com

Writers Retreats: 

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Books:
Dead Reckoning: Transatlantic Passages From Europe to America (SUNY Press, 2016)
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Some Leave Less to Remember (Mayapple Press, 2010)
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52 Cheap Dates, One Cheap Book (Pine Tree Press, 2004)
Journal:
Sleepingfish

Fiction

Anthology:
Families: The Frontline of Pluralism (Universal Table, 2008)
Journals: ,
Dogmatika
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Marginalia
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River Oak Review
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White Pelican Review
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Word Riot

Poetry

Anthology:
Confluence (Foothills Publishing, 2006)
Books:
Made in the Image of Stones (Brick House Books, 2015)
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Portrait Without a Mouth (Brick House Books, 2015)
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Postmodern Dogma (Sunbury Press Books, 2011)
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How We Are Now (Split Oak Press, 2010)
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And Nothing Was Sacred Anymore (March Street Press, 2009)
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Front Porch World View (Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2009)
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Days When I Saw The Horizon Bleed (Foothills Publishing, 2006)
Chapbooks:
In Ordinary Light (White Knuckle Press, 2014)
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Anamnesis (Finishing Line Press, 2010)
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It Was Like That Once (Pudding House Publications, 2008)
Journals:
3AM Magazine
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Connecticut River Review
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Edison Literary Review
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Leaf Garden
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Poets & Artists Magazine
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Potomac Review
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The Prose-Poem Project
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Third Wednesday
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More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Romanian
Born in: 
Bucharest
Romania
Raised in: 
NY
New York
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Last update: Nov 20, 2019