Andrei Guruianu is a Romanian-born writer and academic. His writing often explore such topics as memory and forgetting, the role of art and of the artist, and the ability of place to shape personal and collective histories. He holds and MA in Journalism from Iona College and a PhD in English from Binghamton University.
Previously he edited the literary magazineThe Broome Review and the Stephen Dunn Prize in Poetry, and from 2009-2010 served as the first Broome Country Poet Laureate. In 2009 he also edited an anthology of Eastern-European writing titled Twenty Years After the Fall, and that same year served as guest editor of the international journal Yellow Medicine Review. His poetry has been featured by former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser in the column American Life in Poetry.
He currently teaches in the Expository Writing Program at New York University.