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Crossing the Carpathians
Exile, family, and the survival of love are all topics explored in this collection of poetry. Born in Romania, Carmen Bugan's verse is rooted in her experience of Eastern Europe in the mid-1980s as a child of political dissidents and an exile from her native country. Her pieces skillfully interweave the emotions of crossing countries and languages with loss, celebration, a ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Carcanet Press Ltd.
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Dr. Carmen Bugan, a George Orwell Prize Fellow, is a prize-winning writer based in Long Island, NY. She was born in Romania and has lived in England, Ireland, and France. Educated at the University of Michigan and Balliol College, Oxford University, UK, with a PhD in English Literature, she is the author of four collections of poems (the most recent one a Poetry Book Society Special Commendation), ...more