Alexandru Vakulovski (Republic
of Moldova, 1978) is a poet, prose writer, dramaturg, scenarist and
translator. He was born in Antoneşti/Ştefan Vodă which then belonged to
the Soviet Union.
He studied at the State University of Moldova (Chişinău), and graduated at the Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca with a degree in philology.
He founded the web magazine „Tiuk! (k-avem kef)“ in 2001 together with his brother Mihail Vakulovski, the graphic artist Dan Perjovschi, and Viorel Ciama.
essays, prose, poetry, drama and reviews in a number of important
Romanian and Moldavian cultural magazines. His works have been included
in anthologies from Romania, the Republic of Moldova as well as
internationally. In his work he addresses everyday life in eastern
Europe. His language is harsh, crude and provocative. In his texts, he
ignores ethical and aesthetic taboos and challenges critics. He is also
active as a translator of contemporary Russian literature.
Together with his wife, the Romanian writer Moni Stanila, Alexandru Vakulovski coordinates the literary circle Republica at the Municipal Library „B P Hasdeu” in Chisinau.
Published books: Pizdeţ / Fucked up (novel), 2002; Oedip, the King of Freud’s Mother (poetry), 2002 Rupturing (drama), 2002; Letopizdeţ. White Cactuses for My Girlfriend, 2004; ecstasy (poetry) 2005; Bong (novel), 2007; 157 Steps to Hell (novel), 2010; Set Fire to Books (poetry), 2012; Afghans, 2016, Sights (poetry), 2017, To whom it is this hause (poetry, 2020). Selections of his prose and poems have been translated into German, English, French, Swedish, Russian, Hungarian, Czech, Azeri, Spanish, Italian and Turkish.