Nicolae Boangiu (writer's name, Nicolae Coande)
Born on September 23, 1962, Osica de Sus, Olt. He lives in Craiova, where he proposes meetings with writers, poets and artists - so that the taste of literature and the aroma of friendship do not perish in the city .
He graduated from high school in his hometown, first grade at the High School of Mathematics-Physics in Caracal (philology-history class). He is a graduate of the Craiova High School of Philology-History (currently "Elena Cuza"). Studies in Philosophy-Sociology at the University of Craiova. He has a master's degree in philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy-Sociology (2010) with a paper on the late thinking of Martin Heidegger.
He has been working at the "Marin Sorescu" National Theater since 2006 (head of the Dramaturgy department). Member of the Romanian Writers' Union (1996), member of PEN Club Romania (2016). Founding editor of TNC magazine, "SpectActor" (2006). He is the director and moderator of the cultural programs "SpectActor Meetings", a cultural event hosted since 2009 by the Craiova National, "Poetry Sundays in Theater" (2010-2015), "Assembly of Poets and Spectators of Craiova" (since 2016), respectively “Club of Dramatists of Craiova ” (2017), as well as “Writers at Tradem” (2010-2015). He is the organizer of the "Ion D. Sîrbu Colloquia" (six editions).
He started with the plaque of poems "On the edge" (Ed. Ramuri, 1995), awarded by the Romanian Writers' Union. For the same book, Turnu Severin (president of the jury, Cezar Ivănescu) previously received the “Nichita Stănescu” Festival Award. He has also published volumes of poetry "Fincler", (Ed. Ramuri, 1997), U.S.R Craiova Branch Award; "Homer Foundation" (Ed. Dacia, 2002), Writers' Union Award; "Folfa", (Ed. Vinea, 2003), "Wind, tobacco and alcohol", (Ed. Brumar, 2008), "The woman I'm writing about" (Ed. Măiastra, 2010), "VorbaIago", anthology of verses ( Ed. Maiastra, 2012), "They didn't let me lead the world" (Max Blecher Publishing House, 2015), Plagiarism.1962 ” (Ed. Maiastra, 2017), “The memory of a dead man is my memory ” (Max Blecher Publishing House, 2019).
Publicity and essays:
"The roof window. A season in Westphalia ”, (Ed. Fundatia Scrisul Românesc, 2005); "The other end" - interviews (Ed. Curtea Veche, 2006), "Revenge of the faces" (Ed. Maiastra, 2009), "Romanian intellectuals and the King's Court" (Ed. Tracus Arte, 2011), "God poet and protector of the world ”(Ed. Tracus Arte, 2016; second edition - Ed. Hoffman, 2020)," Attic Europe "(Ed. Parallel 45, 2019), „ The Mirror of Time - A Contemporary History of the TNC in Interviews ” (Ed. MJM Autograf, 2020). He edited three editions of the “Ion D. Sîrbu” National Colloquium Notebooks.
Romanian Writers' Union Awards (1995, 2002), "Ramuri" Magazine Poetry Award (1988, 2006), Mozaicul Magazine's "Petre Pandrea" Award (2004), Hyperion Magazine Award (2013), Poetry Award of the “Argeș” magazine (2013), the “Radu Enescu” Award of the “Familia” magazine (2017). He received the “Mihai Eminescu” Award of the Romanian Academy for 2017 for the poetry plaque “Plagiarist. 1962 ”.
Literary scholarships offered by German and Austrian foundations:
Heinrich Böll Foundation (Cologne), November 2003-February 2004; Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Foundation, July-August 2008; "Quarter 21", Vienna, Dec. 2014-Jan 2015, Chateau de Lavigny, Switzerland 2017. In November 2012 he was invited by the Goethe Institut Berlin to the meeting of theater experts in Southeast Europe, on the topic of documentary theater. He has been invited to several international poetry festivals in Austria, Romania.
He is present in several lyrical anthologies in the country and abroad: "Gefährliche Serpentinen - Rumänische Lyrik der Gegenwart", Druckhaus Verlag, Berlin 1998, coordinated by Dieter Schlesak; „Jahreszeiten, Tagesanbrüche. Literatur und Kunst im Heinrich-Böll-Haus Langenbroich ”, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Berlin, 2006; "The 100 most beautiful poems of Romanians about themselves and their country", anthology composed by Petru Romoşan, Compania Publishing House, 2001, "A critical panorama of Romanian poetry in the twentieth century", Marin Mincu, Pontica Publishing House, 2007; "The Most Beautiful Poems of 2010", Tracus Arte Publishing House, 2011, selection by Claudiu Komartin and Radu Vancu, "Of Gentle Wolwes", Calypso Edition, New York, 2011, selection and translation by Martin Woodside, "The Vanishing Point that Whistles ”Talisman Press Edition, USA, 2011, selection and translation by Adam Sorkin, Doru Paul Mugur and Claudia Serea; “Moods and women and men and once again moods” (Ed. Tracus Arte & Calypso Edition, USA, 2015); "Now we are the ancients" - anthology of the 90's generation, by Cosmin Țupa, Adrian Ciubotaru, Ed. Cartier, Chisinau 2020.
Poems translated in anthologies and magazines from Germany, USA, Belgium, Serbia, Turkey, Albania, Slovakia.