Adrian Schiop


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Adrian Schiop (Porumbacu de Jos, 1973) graduated from the Psychology and Educational Sciences Faculty of the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca and went on to study a linguistics master program at the Letters Faculty of the same university. He is currently enrolled in a Roma public policy doctoral program, at the National School for Political and Administrative Studies in Bucharest.

He has taught Romanian language and literature in a technical high-school in Cluj-Napoca between 1997 and 2001, then worked for a year as house painter in Auckland, New Zealand, and from 2004 to 2010 he functioned as a journalist for the daily newspapers Evenimentul Zilei, Prezent and România liberă. His debut text was published in literary magazine Fracturi (2001). He has published two novels so far, pe bune/ pe invers (Polirom, 2004) and Zero grade Kelvin (Polirom, 2009). In 2009 he was included in the 100towatch anthology, featuring the most promising 100 Romanian artists of that time, coordinated by Tom Wilson and Miloš Jovanović.


Adrian Schiop (n. 1973, Porumbacu de Jos, judetul Sibiu) a absolvit Facultatea de Psihologie si Stiinte ale Educatiei, sectia Pedagogie – Limba si literatura romana a Universitatii Babes-Bolyai din Cluj-Napoca. Master in lingvistica la Facultatea de Litere a aceleiasi universitati. In prezent, urmeaza un doctorat pe politici publice adresate romilor, la SNSPA Bucuresti. A lucrat ca profesor de limba si literatura romana (1997 - 2001, Liceul Industrial Tehnofrig din Cluj-Napoca), zugrav (2002, Paintech LTD din Auckland, Noua Zeelanda), jurnalist (2004 - 2010, Evenimentul Zilei, Prezent, Romania Libera). A debutat in revista Fracturi (2001) si a publicat doua romane, pe bune/pe invers (Polirom, 2004) si Zero grade Kelvin (Polirom, 2009). In 2009, a fost inclus in antologia 100towatch, a celor mai promitatori 100 de artisti romani, coordonata de Tom Wilson si Miloš Jovanović.