Eugen Uricaru, born in 1946, writer, poet, screenwriter of fiction films. Founder of the Literary Group EQUINOX(1967). He has published 19 books. His volumes have been translated and published in China, Russia, Germany, France, Hungary, Serbia, Republic of Macedonia, Viet Nam. He was awarded The Prize of the Romanian Academy (twice), and the Romanian Writers' Union Award (twice). The films made after its scenarios were awarded the Grand Prix at San Marino and Santa Rem (Portugal). He is currently the President of Copyro, a society of collective administration of copyrights. He was President of the Writers' Union of Romania.