Maria Stadnicka is a Romano-British writer, freelance journalist and lecturer, established in Gloucestershire, UK. She is winner of 12 national Romanian prizes for poetry, with published work in literary magazines and journals in Austria, USA, Romania, Republic of Moldova, Germany, the UK and Australia. Her published collections are: O-Zone Friendly, A Short Story about War, Imperfect, and Exitus. www.mariastadnicka.com