Lucia Cherciu is a Professor of English at Dutchess Community College in
Poughkeepsie, NY, and she writes both in English and in Romanian. Her newest book of poetry, Edible Flowers (Main Street Rag, 2015), is available at Main Street Rag. Her other books of poetry are Lepădarea de Limbă (The Abandonment of Language) (Editura Vinea, 2009), and Altoiul Râsului (Grafted Laughter) (Editura Brumar, 2010). Her poetry has been nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. Her web page is luciacherciu.webs.com.