Ioana Cosma is a writer from Romania who has written six volumes of poetry published with Silver Bow in Canada, New Meridian Arts in The United States and The European Institute Press in Romania. Her first novel will be published in Romania and her first play was part of the JCTC festival in New Jersey. She teaches English at the University of Pitesti. She has two novels forthcoming in Romania – The Ones from Afar and Verse. She has a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Toronto.