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Author Mihaela Moscaliuc to hold readings as Wittliff, KAP House

By Krishna De La Cruz
University News Service
January 31, 2013

Mihaela Moscaliuc

Mihaela Moscaliuc

The Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center and the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University will host readings and book signings from award-winning author Mihaela Moscaliuc Feb. 7-8.

Moscaliuc will speak and sign copies of her books at the Wittliff Collections located on the seventh floor of Alkek Library on the Texas State Campus 3:30 p.m. Feb. 7. She will also give a reading and book signing at the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8. The events are free and open to the public.

Moscaliuc is the author of Father Dirt, which won the Kinereth Gensler Award, and co-translator of Carmelia Leonte's Death Searches for You a Second Time. Her poems, translations, reviews, and articles have appeared in The Georgia Review, New Letters, Prairie Schooner, TriQuarterly, Arts & Letters, Mississippi Review, Connecticut Review, Absinthe, Poetry International, Pleiades and Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal. In 2011, she received a Glenna Luschei Prairie Schooner Award. Moscaliuc was born and raised in Romania, and has taught at Salisbury University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and Monmouth University.

The event is sponsored by the Burdine Johnson Foundation, the Wittliff Collections, the Lindsey Reading Series and the Texas State Department of English. Books will be available during and after the event through the University Bookstore and Barnes and Noble.

For more information, contact Katie Angermeier at or visit