Anca Roncea grew up in Romanian, speaks Modern Greek, French, and writes in English. She has lived in Bucharest, Iowa City, Yangon, Los Angeles, Paris and New York. Through her work she explores the space where language can create pivots in the midst of displacement retracing the aesthetics of the women artists of the Dada Movement. She is a current PhD student in the Washington University in Saint Louis, International Writers' Track. She is also a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, the UIowa Literary Translation MFA program and her work can be found in the Berkeley Poetry Review, Beecher's Magazine, Omniverse and Asymptote, the Bare Life Review and Lana Turner. Her translation of Andra Rotaru's "Tribar" is forthcoming from Saturnalia Books.