Welcome to Anca Vlasopolos’s Web Site

Photo of Anca on Cape Cod, 2006.
The author on Cape Cod, favorite recreation site and significant
inspiration for her non-fiction novel,
The New Bedford Samurai,
and her poetry collection,
Walking Toward Solstice
.

Walking Toward Solstice cover; photo by Olivia V. Ambrogio.

Read about Anca’s poetry collection, Walking Toward Solstice (2012).

Missing Members cover photo.

Read about Anca’s police procedural, Missing Members (1991).

See if Anca will be appearing at a venue near you!

See if Anca will be appearing at a venue near you!

Contact Anca Vlasopolos at vlasopolos@sbcglobal.net

Anca Vlasopolos has published a detective novel, a memoir, various short stories, over 200 poems, the poetry collections Penguins in a Warming World and Walking Toward Solstice, and the non-fiction novel The New Bedford Samurai.

She was born in 1948 in Bucharest, Rumania. Her father, a political prisoner of the Communist regime in Rumania, died when Anca was eight. After a sojourn in Paris and Brussels, at fourteen she immigrated to the United States with her mother, a prominent Rumanian intellectual and a survivor of Auschwitz. Anca is a professor of English and Comparative Literature at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She is married to Anthony Ambrogio, a writer and editor; they have two daughters: Olivia Vlasopolos Ambrogio and Beatriz Rosa Jimenez Ambrogio.

Penguins in a Warming World cover photo.

Read about Anca’s poetry collection, Penguins in a Warming World (2007).

No Return Address cover photo.

Read about Anca’s memoir, No Return Address (2000).

Cover for The New Bedford Samurai

Read about Anca’s non-fiction novel, The New Bedford Samurai (2007) Available in hard cover and as a trade paperback (2008).

Text and most images © Anca Vlasopolos, 2006-2012

Link to Anca Vlasopolos's published work.

See a bibliography of Anca’s writing.

The author with her pet Cairn terrier, Haggis.

Read Anca’s poetry and fiction on line.