Claudiu Komartin is a Romanian poet and translator. His debut collection in 2003 garnered critical acclaim, winning a number of literary prizes. In 2005 he published Circul domestic (Domestic Circus), which was awarded with the Romanian Academy Poetry Prize; he is the youngest poet to earn this distinction. More recently he has won the ‘Matei Brâncoveanu’ prize, ‘Book of the Year 2017’, and PEN Romania Award 2018. His work has been translated into a number of languages. Claudiu has been the editor of Poesis international magazine since 2010, and has co-authored two plays. His translations have brought writers including Matthew Sweeney, Roberto Bolaño and Kurt Vonnegut into Romanian.