Mircea Mihăieş, Vice President 2005-2012

Mircea Mihăieş is a professor of English and American literature at the University of Timişoara and the editor-in-chief of Orizont magazine.

Books published: De veghe în oglindă (Wide Awake in the Mirror, 1989), Cartea eşecurilor. Eseu despre rescriere (The Book of Failures. An Essay About Rewriting, 1990), Femeia în roşu (The Woman in Red, in collaboration with Mircea Nedelciu and Adriana Babeţi, 2003), Cărţile crude. Jurnalul intim şi sinuciderea (The Cruel Books. The Private Journal and the Suicide, 1995), Victorian Fiction (1998), Arhivele paradisului (The Archives of Paradise, 1999), Masca de fiere (The Mask of Bile, 2000), Atlanticul imaginar. Studii de literatură britanică şi americană (The Imaginary Atlantic. Studies of British and American Literature, 2002), Scutul lui Perseu. Nicolae Manolescu între oglinzi paralele (Perseus' Shield. Nicolae Manolescu Between Parallel Mirrors, 2003), Viaţa, cântecele şi patimile lui Leonard Cohen (The Life, Songs, and Passions of Leonard Cohen, 2005), Metafizica detectivului Marlowe (Detective Marlowe's Metaphysics, 2008) as well as five books written in collaboration with Vladimir Tismăneanu, Vecinii lui Franz Kafka (Franz Kafka's Neighbours), Balul mascat (The Masked Ball), Încet, spre Europa (Slowly, Toward Europe), Schelete în dulap (Skeletons in the Closet), and Cortina de ceaţă (The Fog Curtain).

Awards: Romanian Writers' Union Prize (1990), Literary Criticism Prize of the Association of Writers from Timişoara (1993), Literary Criticism Prize of the Romanian Writers' Union (1995), Anniversary Prize for Essay of Tomis magazine (1995), Special Prizeof the Oradea Book Fair (1996), etc.

Mircea Mihăieş is a member of the Council and of the Committee of the Romanian Writers' Union.