Year of birth: 1981
Linda Maria Baros
was born in Bucharest, but completed her secondary school education in Paris, where she subsequently studied comparative literature at the Sorbonne. Baros writes both in Romanian and in French. Her poetry is raw and lyrical, full of images and oppressive. For her most recent French collection La maison en lames de rasoir (The House of the Razor Blades, 2006) she was awarded the prestigious Prix Apollinaire.
Wednesday 11 June, 21.45 hrs, Grote Zaal
Thursday 12 June, 21.45 hrs, Kleine Zaal