Anca Vieru is a polytechnic graduate and has an MA Degree in Communications. After working in research for a while, she gave up engineering for the humanities. She has been writing for the last few years and has published online and in the anthologies Father Christmas & Co. (Art, 2013) and Real Fictions (Humanitas, 2013), a project initiated by Florin Piersic Jr. Slices of Lemon is her first individual collection of short...
Short stories, Ego. Prose series, Polirom, 2015, 224 pages
A collection of short stories embodying urban sentiments, now ironic, now sad, sometimes grotesque, in which can be found young newlyweds and blasé couples, confused adolescents and nosy neighbours, homeless people and corporate drones, an ice sculptor, a girl whose hair is the colour of brandy when held up to the sunlight, a class of schoolchildren who have lost a rabbit’s eye, and a retired postman who wants to change his name.