Alina Stefanescu


Alina Stefanescu was born in Romania and lives in Birmingham, Alabama. Recent books include a creative nonfiction chapbook, Ribald (2020), and Dor (2021), which won the Wandering Aengus Press Prize. Her debut fiction collection, Every Mask I Tried On (2018), won the Brighthorse Books Prize. She serves as poetry editor for several journals, reviewer and critic for others, and co-director of PEN America’s Birmingham Chapter.