Born: July 31 1954 in Bucharest, Romania
Resides: Irvine, California, USA
E-mail: elenamalec (at) gmail (dot) com
Elena Malec is a philologist by trade, fine artist and poet by choice. Elena published literary criticism and essays in Romania, poetry, prose and essays in the United States. She lives with her husband, Professor Emeritus, in Southern California where she dedicates to writing, painting, making rag dolls and fine cooking.
Mugur de haiku (Romanian Edition), CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2015; Haiku - Ikebana, CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2017.
“dry straw for grabs” - Haikuniverse April 10, 2022; “behind the front lines” - Troutswirl -The Haiku Foundation Blog (Haiku Dialogue April, 27, 2022); “rose water drink” - Brass Bell: a haiku journal May issue, 2022; “May Day” - Cold Moon Journal May 1, 2022; “sap green leeks” - Troutswirl - The Haiku Foundation Blog (Haiku Dialogue May, 5 2022); “single branch ikebana” - Charlotte Digregorio Writer's Blog May 7, 2022.