Alumni Authors


December 2023 alumni author

As a celebration of our alumni, each month we will highlight a new book written by one of

Our December 2023 book is "Finally Quiet: Four Plays from Bucharest to Washington DC"
by Cristina A. Bejan (Wadham College, 2004).

CRISTINA A. BEJAN is an award-winning Romanian- American historian, theatre artist, and poet. A Rhodes and Fulbright scholar, she currently teaches history and theatre at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Bejan received her Masters and DPhil (PhD) in Modern History from the University of Oxford and her BA in Philosophy (Honors) from Northwestern, where she also studied in the renowned Theatre program. A playwright, she has written 19 plays and her dramatic work has been produced in the US, UK, Romania, and Vanuatu. She has published a poetry book ("Green Horses on the Walls" now available in Romanian with Editura Tracus Arte), a history book ("Intellectuals and Fascism in Interwar Romania" published in Romanian by Editura Litera), the play "J'y suis j'y reste [Here I am, here I stay]" (in the anthology Voices on the Move, eds. Domnica Radulescu and Roxana Cazan), 64 articles (and coauthored the African continent introduction) for "The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945: Vol. 3" and countless essays, poems, and poetry translations. Most recently her play "Buchenwald" appeared with Next Stage Press. A spoken word poet, Bejan performs under her stage-name Lady Godiva. She writes creatively in five languages and has been published internationally in every genre she writes in. Inspired by the fearless spirit of artists in Bucharest, Bejan co-founded the arts platform Bucharest Inside the Beltway (BiB) in 2014 and has served as BiB's Executive Director ever since.

You can purchase "Finally Quiet: Four Plays from Bucharest to Washington, DC" here.


Are you an alumni author?

If you have written a book which was published within the last three years, or is due to be released soon, please email us the following information.

Your full name
A high-quality headshot
A short bio
Alumni number (or college/year of matriculation)
Title of book
Date of publication
Link to purchase the book online

We thank you for sharing your books with us, and will let you know if you are selected for a feature in the coming months.

Please visit our archive page to look back at previous Alumni Authors


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