Carmen Bugan

Dr Carmen Bugan (Romania, 1970) fled Romania as a teenager, and then she was educated at the University of Michigan and Balliol College, Oxford, where she obtained a doctorate in English literature and has held numerous prestigious fellowships. She has published poetry and prose in Harvard Review, the Times Literary Supplement, Modern Poetry in Translation and PN Review and her poems have been widely anthologized. She was finalist of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and of the George Orwell Prize for Political Writing.