Daniel Banulescu

Field of Practice:


City, Country:

Bucharest, Romania


2007, 2008, 2009


Apr 2008 - Nov 2008

Born in 1960 in Bucharest/Romania.

After an engineering education in Plaiesti/Romania, Daniel Banulescu works as a freelance writer in Vienna. He is member of the association of Romanian writers.

Selected publications: »Ich küsse dir den Hintern, geliebter Führer!« (I kiss your rear, beloved Führer), prose, edition per procura (2005); »Cine a câstigat razboiul mondial al religiilor« (Who has won the world war of religions?), play, Muzeul Literaturii Romane (2004); »Schrumpeln wirst du wirst eine exotische Frucht sein« (You will shrivel will be an exotic fruit), poetry, edition per procura (2003); »Daniel, al rugaciunii« (Daniel, of the prayer), poetry, Muzeul Literaturii Romane (2002) and »Republica federala Daniel Banulescu« (Federal Republic of Daniel Banulescu) poetry, Vinea (2000.

Banulescu’s works have been performed and read widely at numerous international poetry and theater festivals, e. g. at the International Theater Festival of Sibiu/Romania (2006), at the International Poetry Festival Berlin (2004), at the Kulturtage in Lana/Italy (2003), at the »Struga Poetry Evenings« in Macedonia (2002) and at the »Days of Poetry and Wine« in Medana/Slovenia (2001).

Furthermore, Banulescu received residency fellowships from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Berlin (2004/2005), from the Künstlerdorf Schöppingen (2003/2004) and from the Austrian Educational Cooperation KulturKontakt in Vienna (2003). He was awarded the City of Münster prize for European Poetry in 2005, the prose prize by the association of Romanian writers in 1998 and was named »poet of Bucharest« in 1997.