Andrei Codrescu


Birthday December 20, 1946

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Romania

Age 76 years old

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Romanian-born poet, novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and NPR commentator.

Before Fame

He published his first poems in Romanian but left the country to escape the communist regime.


His poetry book, License to Carry a Gun, won the Big Table Award in 1970.

Family Life

He has two children with his first wife Alice Henderson.

Associated With

He knew Allen Ginsberg while the two worked together in the literary movement in 1960s New York.