Dona Roşu

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Dona Roşu, a Romanian-born poet, essayist, journalist, and translator, lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Her work has appeared internationally in such journals as The American Poetry Review, Poetry, Salmagundi, Transilvania, Romănia Literară, San Miguel Writer, and The Oxford Poetry Review. Her ten books of poetry, translations, and nonfiction include Mănăstirea Gura Motrului (Meridiane, 1969), an art history monograph written in collaboration with her late husband, Lucian Roşu, with photographs by Andrei Pănoiu; Cineva ne priveşte (Albatros, 1982), interviews with Romanian biologists, illustrated by Luciana Costea; Clipe de viată pe alt continent (Albatros, 1985), profiles of American scientists and cultural figures; and Letters to My Mother from Her Emigrant Daughter (Scrisul Romanesc, 2008), her third poetry collection, edited by Kathleen and W.D. Snodgrass and translated by Kathleen Snodgrass and Antonio Costea, Jr. She is a member of the Writers Union of Romania and the Academy of American Poets.