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).

 

 

 

  • Embassy of Ireland
  • Etxepare Euskal Institutua
  • Swedish Institute
  • Embassy of Sweden
  • Polish Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Brussels
  • Mission of the Faroes to the EU
  • Hungarian Cultural Institute Brussels
  • Camões Instituto de Cooperação e Língua Portugal
  • Commission européenne
  • Lithuanian Culture Institute
  • Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity
  • Instituto Cervantes Brussels
  • Orfeu - Livraria Portuguesa
  • Austrian Cultural Forum
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the European Union
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Estonia to the European Union
  • Leeuwarden Europan Capital of Culture 2018
  • Ambassade du Luxembourg à Bruxelles
  • Yunus Emre Institute
  • MuntPunt
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura
  • Greenland Representation to the European Union
  • Greenlandic Writers Association
  • LOFT 58
  • It Skriuwersboun
  • Embassy of Andorra
  • Danish Cultural Institute
  • Vlaams-Nederlands Huis deBuren
  • Embassy of the Republic of Estonia in Belgium
  • Scottish Government EU Office
  • Ville de Bruxelles
  • Spain Arts and Culture - Cultural and Scientific Service of the Embassy of Spain in Belgium
  • Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
  • Embassy of the Republic of Latvia to the Kingdom of Belgium
  • Czech Centre Brussels
  • LUCA School of Arts
  • Romanian Cultural Institute in Brussels
  • Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU