Born in Bucharest, Romania, Gabriel Plesea?s university background includes a License in Philology from the University of Bucharest, and a Master?s Degree in International Affairs from Columbia University School of International Affairs. His literary activity started as early as 1972 and continued after his immigration in the USA, in 1976. A writer, translator and journalist, his work includes 4 novels, 2 literary criticism books, and 3 collections of articles published in various newspapers and magazines. He enjoys traveling, sports, reading and writing. He is married to Dr. Ana Cristina Plesea, a DDS, and they both live in New York City.