Eugen O. Chirovici (pronounced: Eugene O. Kirovitz) was born in Transylvania in a Romanian-Hungarian-German family.
He made his literature debut with short stories, and his first novel, The Massacre, sold over 100,000 copies.
After graduating from the Romanian Academy of Economics (postgraduate studies at the University of Glasgow and World Bank Group), Eugen launched his career in mass-media, running first a national daily newspaper (The National Courier) and then a TV news channel (B1 TV) and becoming an established public personality in the process.
He has published over 1,000 articles in Romania and abroad, and is the author of several non-fiction books, including Virtual Nations and Gods, Weapons & Money: The Puzzle of Power.
He currently holds three honorary doctorates (in Economics, Communication & History) and is a member of the Romanian Academy of Science.
He is the recipient of several important prizes for journalism. In 2009 he was also awarded the Kent Medallion by HRH the Duke of Kent.
Eugen has also published ten novels (among them The Second Death, Black Powder, and Labyrinth.com) and numerous short stories. His writing encompasses fiction and non-fiction for adults and young adults. One of his novels was selected the best among genre competitors by the Romanian Ministry of Culture and is currently being developed as a big-screen movie.
Started with 2013 Eugen dedicated himself completely to writing.
He lives in both Reading (UK) and New York City and currently works on a new project.
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