Stories towards interior zero – open discussion with Lavinia Braniște
Lavinia Braniște is a freelance writer, literary translator, invitee at important national and international literary festivals, a founding member of the association of Romanian translators (ARTLIT) and its representative in the European Council of Associations of Literary Translators for four years. One of her best-known works is her 2016 novel entitled ‘Interior Zero’, which had received several awards and was published last year in German too. Literary critic Adrian Lăcătuș talks with the young author at this year’s edition of PulzArt in Tein Teahouse.
Lavinia Braniște (1983, Brăila): graduated from high school in her hometown, studied English and French at the Faculty of Letters, Babeș–Bolyai University of Kolozsvár/Cluj-Napoca, then earned two Master’s degrees in literary translation and conference interpreting at the University of Bucharest. More than thirty books translated by her have been published so far by renowned Romanian publishers, including works of authors such as Kate DiCamillo, Roger Duvoisin, Henry Miller, George Orwell, Luis Sepúlveda, David Walliams and many more, predominantly children’s and young adult literature.
She made her literary debut in 2006 with the volume of poems ‘Povești cu mine’ (Stories about Me), after which she published two collections of short prose, ‘Cinci minute pe zi’ (Five Minutes a Day) in 2011 and ‘Escapada’ (The Escapade) in 2014. ‘Interior Zero’ was her first novel.
Time and location: IX. 20. ► 17:00 ► Tein Teahouse