The first lorgean theatre residency is offered to American poet and playwright Lyn Coffin. The winning project is called BECOMINGROMANIA (Godot is Waiting). Lyn Coffin will live in the theatre/flat for a month in May 2012; thus she’ll have the opportunity to lead the domestic life of common people in Bucharest.
Coffin was born on Long Island, New York. She is the author of ten books: three of poetry, one of poetry/fiction/drama, and six of translation. She has published fiction, poetry and non-fiction. One of her fictions, originally published in the Michigan Quarterly Review appeared in Best American Short Stories 1979, edited by Joyce Carol Oates. Her plays have been performed at theaters in Malaysia, Singapore, Boston, New York (Off Off Broadway), Detroit, Ann Arbor and Seattle. She has given poetry readings with Nobel Prize winners Joseph Brodsky and Czesław Miłosz, and Philip Levine, among others.