Born in Timisoara, Romania in 1974, Gene Tanta immigrated to Chicago in 1984 with family. He earned his MFA in Poetry from the Iowa's Writers' Workshop in 2000. He also translates contemporary Romanian poetry and makes visual art with found materials. Mr. Tanta's Publications include: Epoch, Ploughshares, Circumference Magazine, Exquisite Corpse, Watchword, Columbia Poetry Review, and two collaborative poems with Reginald Shepherd in Indiana Review. Currently, he is a Ph.D. student in Creative Writing (Poetry) at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee where he is also the Art Editor for Cream City Review.
Beard of Bees Publications
- #33, Last Psalm, by Constantin Acosmei (Tr. by Gene Tanta) (June, 2006)