We are pleased to invite all book lovers to a literary event on 29 June in Amsterdam: "A literary encounter with Robert Serban"! Romanian Library Netherlands organizes this meeting with writer Robert Șerban, together with guest Cristina Winters.

In the first part of the event, we will have an interesting discussion with Robert Șerban about his literary work, focusing on three books: Ena's unbelievable accident, People in tracksuits and Dad, I'm serious!.

ROBERT ȘERBAN (b. 1970, Drobeta-Turnu Severin) is a writer, journalist and editor. He graduated from the Faculty of Arts and Design and the Faculty of Construction, both in Timișoara. He has a strong presence in the cultural life of Timișoara: symposiums, conferences, book launches, articles in the local press. He runs the Brumar Publishing House, where he publishes volumes by poets, prose writers and essayists of quality. His poems have been translated into English, French, Polish, Czech, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Arabic, Ukrainian, etc. As a poet, he has received awards from the Writers' Union, as well as from the magazines Observator cultural, Luceafărul, Poesis Cartea cu bunici, Răcani, pifani și veterani, O mie una de poezii românești, Scriitori pe Calea Regală, Odă la Vodă, Prima mea beție, etc.).

Books: Of course I exaggerate, Odyssex, Pepper on the tongue, The fifth wheel, Barzaconii, Eye with eaves, Cinema at my home, Paraffin death, the volume of prose People in tracksuits, children's book Ena's unbelievable accidentand the volume of poems Almost nothing certain.

In the second part of the meeting we will be joined by author Cristina Winters and together we will discuss "The challenges of a Romanian author in the diaspora" and how visible his work is in the Romanian literary world.

Cristina Winters was born in Romania, where she graduated from the Faculty of Letters. Passionate about literature, she eventually settled in the Netherlands, where she continued to write prose and poetry. In 2016 she published her novel Man-of-artifice, which was then re-released in 2022 by SIONO Publishing. 

The event will take place at the already well-known St. Nicolaaslyceum in Amsterdam (Beethovenplein 2, 1077 WM Amsterdam), starting at 15:00.

We look forward to seeing you!

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