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Andra Rotaru is a poet and the founder of the multimedial and multilingual journal Crevice . Her dance performance LEMUR has been performed in the US and across Europe together with the choreographer Robert Tyree. She has worked extensively at the intersection of poetry, fiction, photography, video and performance. She is the author of Într-un pat sub cearşaful alb ( In a Bed Under the White Sheet , 2005); En una cama bajo la sábana blanca (the Spanish translation of her debut volume, 2008); Ţinuturile sudului ( Southern Lands , 2010); and LEMUR (2012). Rotaru was awarded The Best Young Poet of Year Award at The Writers' Gala in Bucharest (2013) for LEMUR. A selection of her poems in Anca Roncea's translation won Asymptote's Close Approximations Prize in 2017 (judged by Sawako Nakayasu).