Ileana Mălăncioiu
(b. 23 January 1940, Godeni, Argeș) is a contemporary Romanian poet and essayist known for her dissident activity during the Communist regime (including the publication of the manuscript Urcarea muntelui, anti-totalitarianist volume which was "slaughtered" by the censorship, only reissued as intended after 1989). Her first poems were published in 1965, in the magazine Luceafărul; her first volume, Pasărea tăiată ("The Slaughtered Fowl"), was published in 1967. Editor of Viața Românească between 1980 and 1988 and, after 1989, of the magazines România literară and 22 (as well as chief editor of the publishing house Litera).