Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu

Biography

I began to write poems in childhood, then, after a scientific education, I restarted to write poems when I was 36 (in 2007) and then haiku in 2010. I also translated some of my poems in English.

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Smashwords Interview

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in the countryside, precisely in two places: near Bucharest, the capital of Romania where I was not spared of work in the garden and in the fields and in summer and winter holidays somewhere in the countryside in a small and obsolete village in Southern Transylvania. This was maybe the deeper influence in my writings. My writing flowed or sometimes overflowed because of the green memories and the childhood river's water.
What's the story behind your latest book?
My poems are my own creations even if they are translations of my own poems that I wrote earlier in Romanian. I worked a lot to improve my English skills, and, though they are not perfect, at least they are a true image of my own self. I tried to share here on Smashwords a part of my creative process, choosing the poems by myself. My fourth and latest book here is an addendum to the third, because it comprises poems that were left outside the third, poems that I translated in the last few weeks.
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Where to find Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu online


Where to buy in print


Books

Through My Fingertips
Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Eastern European Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Different poems, most of them from a prose poetry perspective, even when they have short lines. The rambling stories of a middle-aged woman about life, love, death or immortality. The self of the poet merging with the environment, the pain of being alone, the modus vivendi of getting older are translucent through these filigree of thoughts and images.
At the Edge of the Rain
Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Eastern European Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(5.00)
A collection of 63 haiku written by the author between 2013-1015, some of them embedded into her own photos or drawings. Main motifs: nature, family ties, childhood, memories.
No Escape from Womanhood
Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Fiction » Poetry » Eastern European Poetry
29 poems in free verse and loose style, alternating more dense structures, prose-like or swifter emotions with more quiet passages. The main motifs are loneliness, assumed failure as a woman, the price of wrong love, lack of eroticism, etc.
The Scent of Blue Ink
Price: Free! Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Eastern European Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
(5.00)
A collection of poems, eclectic, written in the years 2013-2015 and translated into English by the author. You can find here sadness and melancholia with a dash of hope and a feeling of amazement in front of life's beauty or ugliness and disappointments. The poems are scattered with literary, religious and other cultural allusions.
A Wheel in the Garden
Price: Free! Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Stories in 88 poems, stories about life and death, about the world around and the world within. All these poems were written by me in Romanian, then translated by me in English.

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Latest book: Twisted Myths. Published December 27, 2016. (5.00 from 1 review)