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Igor Ursenco's Biography

Member Info

Sep 2011

A prose and poetry writer, playwright, culture theorist, polyglot freelancer. Member of the P.E.N. Club Romania (2013), Writers' Union of Romania (2012) & Writers' Union of Republic of Moldova (2010). He has signed so far 10 books, of various genres, between them a thriller novel, a short stories collection, 3 poetry books, 2 books of trans-cultural essays and a plenty of movies scripts and theatre plays. He is a recipient of National & Regional Short Stories, Essays & Poetry Awards, being present in „The Antology of Maramures Poetry from its Origins until 2009” and in „The Anthology of Short Transylvanian Fiction Today”. At his turn, he supervised other two International Anthologies: „The Clause of the Most Favored Maramures and Basarabia Contemporary Poetry” & the recently released „A Zero Degree Alert in the Current Romanian Short Prose”. 

Miscellaneous
A Finalist of the first edition of the folk music festival „Yellow Quince”, (Chisinau, 1990), a distributed Actor in the Jeff Goldblum & Greta Scacchi starring movie „One of the Hollywood Ten” (Madrid, 2000). His entire life is actually on the edge, being born at the South-Western border of ex-USSR, and currently residing in his Western European Side. Sporadically he is contributing to the literature and culture ezines „EgoPhobia”, „Europe's Times and Unknown Waters” and the scientific journal „Metaliteratura" (published by the Moldavian Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Moldova and the Faculty of Philology of „Ion Creanga” University). 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

-„Moldavian Kaïros” (a thriller novel), Blumenthal Publishing House, Bucharest, 2012;
-„The Flying Spaghetti Monster” (thriller poems), „Tracus Arte” Publishing House, Bucharest, 2012;
-„A Zero Degree Alert in the Current Romanian Short Prose”, „Herg Benet Publishers” Publishing House, Bucharest, 2011; 
-S.T.E.P. (short stories), „Herg Benet Publishers” Publishing House, Bucharest, 2011; 
-EgoBesTiaR (trans-cultural essays), „Herg Benet Publishers” Publishing House, Bucharest, 2011; 
-apoptosium (a mourning recital for a prokaryotic regnum not classified yet), “Franc Tireur USA” Publishing House, New York, USA, 2010 – nominated by boomlit.com among „The Books of 2010” and included in the long list of the „Observator cultural”/ Cultural Observer Awards, in „Poetry” section; 
-The Clause of the Most Favored Maramures and Basarabia Contemporary Poetry (International Lyrical Anthology, “Limes” Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, 2010; 
-Teo-e-retikon (Trans-Cultural Essays & Meta-Semantic Glosses), ”Eikon” Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, 2009, awarded by Maramures County Council and the Baia Mare Mayoralty with the distinction of ”The Books of 2009 – section: essays”; 
-The Akashic Retina (movies scripts and theatre plays), “Mega” Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, 2009
-„Lωgωs”, My Father : My Mother „Iμagω”, Heterotypic genealogy in archetypal texts, “Limes” Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, 2009.

http://igorursenco.blogspot.com

Influences

Plato, Bakhtin, Derrida

Upcoming Works

„The Flying Spagheti Monster” (thriller poems)