ANDREI CODRESCU ON WORLDSTREAMS


Andrei Codrescu
Poet, Novelist
Hosts: Said & Dari
Air Date: Wed 11.10.10 - 10:00-11:00 PM

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Andrei Codrescu was born in Sibiu, Romania, in 1946. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1966 and became a U.S. citizen in 1981. He is a poet, novelist, essayist, teacher, and lecturer.

He is also a regular commentator on National Public Radio and winner of the Peabody Award for the film Road Scholar. He received National Endowment for the Arts fellowships for poetry, and editing, the Romanian Literature Prize, the ACLU Freedom of Speech Award, and the Ovidius Prize.

"One of our most prodigiously talented and magical writers." -Bruce Shlain, New York Times Book Review

"Codrescuís voice is assured, funny as a jazz funeral and sharp as ammonia, nailing more virtuoso turns than a Formula One driver. His prose is so deadpan it goes through irony and comes out in some undiscovered place on the other side." -Diane Roberts in St. Petersburg Times

Visit Andrei's websites Codrescu.com | Exquisite Corpse: a Journal of Letters & Life







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