Vasile GÂRNEŢ

 

Vasile Gârneţ - born on 3 February  1958, in Republic of Moldova, namely in comune  Hănăsenii Noi from Lăpuşa district– graduated the Faculty of Journalism of Chişinău University in 1983. He is a member of The Writers’ Union of Romania and Moldova and a member of PEN Club. He was a book editor and editor-cheef at Hyperion Publishing from Chişinău and since 1994 he has become the director of Contrafort, a journal of literature and intelectual dialog.

The Moldovan writer conducts an active press publishing activity in Chişinău and Romania. He received several scholarships and creative fellowships in countries like Germany (1995), USA (1998), Czech Republic (2000, 2001) and he also participated on Europe Literature Express 2000, a literary journey through 14 European countries, organized by LiteraturWERKSTAD (Berlin) and The Council of Europe. Vasile Gârneţ is present in several anthologies of poetry published in Romania and abroad. His poems has been translated in countries like USA, Germany, U.K., Italy, France, Netherlands, Russia, Portugal, Spain, Poland, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Sweden, Finland, Belgium and Belarus.

Authors’ published books:

The Witness (novel, The Artistic Literature Publishing, Chisinau, 1988);
Sick Landscapes (poems, The Artistic Literature Publishing, Chisinau, 1990);
A Character in the Forgotten Garden (poems, Hyperion Publishing, Chisinau, 1992 – The Writers’ Union of Romania Prize);
Borges Field (poems, Vinea Publishing, Bucharest, 2002 - The Writer’ Union of Moldova Prize);
The intellectual as a diversion. Tragicomic scraps of inadequacy to reality (journalistic essay, Polirom Publishing, Iasi, 2005 - The Writer’ Union of Moldova Prize);
Literature Express. Europe through the wagons’ window (journal, in partnership with Vitalie Ciobanu, Cartea Românească Publishing, Bucharest, 2007 - The Chisinău Subsidiary of Writer’ Union of Romania Prize);
Interview at “Contrafort” (25 interviews with personalities of Romanian culture, Cartier Publishing, Chisinau, 2010 - The Writer’ Union of Moldova Prize);
In process of publication – The Heroes Museum (poems).

 

 

 

  • South-Moravia Region Office in Brussels
  • Camões Instituto de Cooperação e Língua Portugal
  • Mission of the Faroes to the EU
  • Alliance française de Bruxelles-Europe
  • Estonian Presidency of the EU
  • Instituto Cervantes de Bruselas
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura
  • Romanian Cultural Institute in Brussels
  • Czech Centre Brussels
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the European Union
  • Etxepare Euskal Institutua
  • Balassi Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of Hungary in Brussels
  • Ambassade du Luxembourg à Bruxelles
  • Embassy of Iceland | Icelandic Mission to the EU
  • Yunus Emre Institute
  • Austrian Cultural Forum
  • Commission européenne
  • Fins Cultureel Instituut | Institut Culturel Finlandais
  • Polish Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Brussels
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Estonia to the European Union
  • Orfeu - Livraria Portuguesa