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Andrei Codrescu

NPR Commentator, "All Things Considered"

Well known poet, author and National Public Radio commentator. Andrei Codrescu was born in Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania. His first poetry book “License to Carry a Gun” won the Big Table Poetry award. He founded Exquisite Corpse: a Journal of Books & Ideas, taught literature and poetry at Johns Hopkins University, University of Baltimore, and Louisiana…

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Well known poet, author and National Public Radio commentator. Andrei Codrescu was born in Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania. His first poetry book “License to Carry a Gun” won the Big Table Poetry award. He founded Exquisite Corpse: a Journal of Books & Ideas, taught literature and poetry at Johns Hopkins University, University of Baltimore, and Louisiana State University where he was MacCurdy Distinguished Professor of English.

He is a regular commentator on NPR’s All Things Considered since 1983, has received a Peabody Award for writing and starring in the film “Road Scholar. In 1989 he returned to his native Romania to cover the fall of the Ceausescu regime for NPR and ABC News, and wrote “The Hole in the Flag: an Exile’s Story of Return and Revolution.” He is the author of books of poetry, novels, essays; the most recent are “The Posthuman Dada Guide: Tzara and Lenin Play Chess,” (2009) “The Poetry Lesson” (2010) and “whatever gets you through the night: a story of sheherezade and the arabian entertainments” (2011), all published by Princeton University Press.

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