Liliana Corobca

Field of Practice:


City, Country:

Bucharest, Romania


2009, 2010, 2011


Oct 2009 - Sept 2010

Born 1975 in Săseni-Călăraşi/Moldova.

Liliana Corobca studied from 1992 to 1997 at the faculty for philology at the State University of Moldova in Chisinau. From 1997 to 2001 she did her doctorate in literary sciences at the University of Bucharest.

Since 2002, she has worked at the George Calinescu Institute for literary history and theory in Bucharest. From 2004 to 2007 she taught Romanian exile literature from 1945 to 1989 at the University of Ploiesti. Alongside of that Liliana Corobca also held seminars on Romanian Literature at the University of Bucharest.

Publications: Poezia Romaneasca Din Exil [Romanian exile poetry], anthology, preface, notes, publishing house of the Romanian Cultural Institute Bucharest, 2006; Un an în Paradis [A year in paradise], novel, Cartea Romaneasca publishers Bucharest, 2005, to be released in Italian in 2009; Alexandru Busuioceanu. Un Roman Epistolar Al Exilului Romanesc: Corespondenta, epistolary novel on the Romanian exile 1942-1961, edition, notes, translation, opening letter and afterword, book I-II, Jurnalul literar publishers Bucharest, 2003 und 2004; Negrissimo, novel, Arc publishers Chisinau, 2003; Personajul în romanul românesc intebelic [The character in the Romanian interwar novel], University of Bucharest publishers, 2003.

The book The Romanian Golgatha. The Testimonies of the Bucovina People Deported in Siberia, Collected by Dumitru Covalciuc, edited and annotated by Corobca, will be released in spring 2009. She currently works on a research project on communist censorship from 1945 to 1989 as well as on the novel The Empire of the Spinsters.

For her debut in prose, she was granted the Prometheus prize of the Moldavian Writers’ Union in 2003/2004.