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May 16, 2021

Romanian writer gets EU prize for literature

Razvan Radulescu is one of this year’s winners of EU’s Literature Award, informs europa.eu. The eleven winners were announced during Frankfurt’s Book Fair. The prize, supported through the EU Culture programme, aims to draw attention to new talents and to promote the publication of their books in different countries, as well as celebrating European cultural diversity. Radulescu won for his novel “Theodosius the Small” and is also a reputed screenwriter, some of his best- known credits include “The Death of Mr. Lazarescu” and “Stuff and Dough” both directed by Cristi Puiu. His literature debut was in the collective volume “Family Portrait” (1995). Published in 2006, “Theodosius the Small” was awarded the Cuvantul prose award the next year.

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