Interviewing Women Writers: Doina Ruști

December 2012
Journal of Research in Gender Studies;2012, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p143
Academic Journal
An interview with woman writer Doina RuÅŸti is presented. When asked where her motivation for writing comes from, she refers to her penchant for epic. Talking about when she will start promoting her novel "Lizoanca at the Age of Eleven ," she says she received an invitation to the International Book Fair in Leipzig and Berlin in Germany in March 2012. Describing how important the awards she has received, RuÅŸti states that awards strengthen self-esteem.


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