Bogdan Suceava was born in Curtea de Arges, Romania, in 1969. He attended university in Bucharest and then came to the United States in 1996 to pursue graduate studies, ultimately receiving his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Michigan State University. An author of five novels and two collections of short stories, his work has appeared in English in numerous journals -- such as Absinthe, Red Mountain Review, Review of Contemporary Fiction, and Two Lines -- and in anthologies. Suceava is currently Professor of Mathematics at California State University, Fullerton. A native of Sunderland, England, Alistair Ian Blyth has resided for many years in Bucharest. His many translations from Romanian include: Little Fingers by Filip Florian; Our Circus Presents by Lucian Dan Teodorovici; Occurrence in the Immediate Unreality by Max Blecher; and Coming from an Off-Key Time by Bogdan Suceava.
"[T]he layering of the stories, of the different chronologies and
histories involved and of the effects that story-telling and
stories have on people and society is so beautifully and subtly
executed that any such bare outline would be an injustice." -DB
"If you loved the books of Sjon this is one I'm sure you will love." - Winstonsdad's
"Novel and non-novel, Miruna, a Tale is a sort of folklore fantasy with elements of meta-fairy tale, a full return to one's origins, to childhood in the Carpathians." - Paul Cernat, Observatorul cultural