Anca Roncea

Anca Roncea grew up in Romanian, writes in English and translates from Romanian, French and Modern Greek. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, University of Iowa’s MFA in Literary Translation and is currently a PhD student in Comparative Literature (International Writers’ Track) at Washington University in Saint Louis. She is also faculty of Bard College’s Language and Thinking program and associate in the Institute for Writing and Thinking, as well as a Pen/Heim Grantee. Anca’s poetry and translations have been published in the Berkeley Poetry Review, Beecher’s Magazine, Omniverse, the Bare Life Review, Asymptote, The Offing and Lana Turner. She is currently working on her first book of poetry, which is an experimental translation that aims to create a speculative archive of the work and presence of women artists of the Dada Movement.