Cornea, Visniec, Negrici, among the 2014 USR prize winners

Cornea, Visniec, Negrici, among the 2014 USR prize winners

Paul Cornea, Matei Visniec, Gabriela Adamesteanu and Eugen Negrici are some of the winners of the 2014 prizes of the Romanian Writers’ Union (USR), presented on Monday in the Auditorium of the Carol I Central University Library.

USR’s national prize went to Paul Cornea, who competed against Nora Iuga and Mircea Cartarescu.

The prize for the best literary criticism, essay or history book went to Eugen Negrici for his “Emanciparea privirii,’ (Sight Emancipation), published by Cartea Romaneasca, while Aurel Pantea received the prize for the best poetry book for his “O inserare nepamanteana” (The Night Is Falling Eerily), published by Arhipelag XXI, while the prize for the best prose book went to Adrian Alui Gheorghe for his “Laika,” published by Cartea Romaneasca. More…