Doina Tudorovici - poet. Also prose writer and journalist. Born on August 19th 1960 in Oltenita (Calarasi). Her father, a diplomat, died in Vienna in 1986. Her mother, Lina, is retired. She has a sister and a brother, the latter living in Yugoslavia.
She graduated in 1986 from the Faculty of Letters at the University of Bucharest. As a student she attended the “Monday Literary Circle” / “Cenaclul de Luni” of the University Centre of Bucharest (whose director was critic and professor Nicolae Manolescu) and the “Universitas” literary circle of the Faculty of Letters (whose director was critic and professor Mircea Martin).
Her first book was the volume of verse Provincial Poems / Poeme provinciale, published in 1990 (Litera). She contributed poems, articles, and book review
s to the following literary reviews: “Luceafarul”, “Romania literara”, “Vatra”, “Contemporanul - ldeea europeana”. “Literatorul”, “Viata Romaneasca”, “Contrapunct”, and others. After her first book, she published the more books: Something Beyond Your Powers / Un lucru peste puterile tale (poetry. Cartea Romaneasca, 1993) and The Twilight of the Noble / Amurgul nobililor, interviews with descendants of ancient noble Romanian families (PRO. 1998). The latter was chosen as a starting point for a TV series of 30 episodes now produced by the Romanian Television station TVR.
At present, the author is a scriptwriter and programe editor at the Romanian Television TVR. She is travelling inside and outside Romania for the production of the series after The Twilight of the Noble / Amurgul nobililor. She is a member of the Association of Professional Writers in Romania - ASPRO and of the Writers’ Union in Romania. Her work was reviewed by the following critics: Nicolae Manolescu - Between Poem and Essence / intre poem si esenta (“Romania literara”, no. 13/1990); Mircea Martin (“Caiete critice”, 1990). Victor Felea (“Tribuna”); Gabriel Rusu (the literary and artistic supplement of “Tineretul liber”); Laura Bisoc (“Caiete critice”, no. 1/1990); Cristian Morarii (“Contrapunct”, no. 27/1990); Horia Garbea (“Luceafarul”, no. 10/1990), and others.