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December 1, 2022

Writer Constantin Stan dies

The writer, journalist and academic Constantin Stan passed away yesterday, at the “Sf. Irina” Foundation in Voluntari, aged 60, Mediafax reports. His body will be laid on Wednesday, after noon, at the Romanian Writers’ Union (USR) in Bucharest. The burial will take place on Thursday at Bucharest’s Andronache Cemetery. Constantin Stan made his debut in the “Luceafarul” journal in 1972. He went on to publish the works “Carapacea” (The Shell – Cartea Romaneasca, 1979), “Nopti de trecere” (Nights of Passage – Cartea Romaneasca, 1984), “Vara tarzie” (Late Summer – Editura Militara, 1986), “Iubire fara natura moarta” (Love without a still life – Biblioteca Romana, 1990), “Provizoriu, Sud” (Provisional, South – Paralela 45, 2000), “Viata ca literatura” (Life as Literature – Fundatia Pro, 2001). He won a Romanian Academy Award for the novel “Gerda” (Cartea Romaneasca, 2004). His last novel, “Gde Buharest” (Charmides, 2010), was nominated, last year, for a USR Award, while his last work, “Confesiuni fara glorie” (Confessions without Glory), a collection of essays, is scheduled to come out this autumn.

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