Alina Cârâc is an active translator of Romanian literature into English, including more than thirty volumes of drama, poetry, novels, collections of short stories and essays, and film scripts, as well as numerous books from English into Romanian. In 2002, she published her first novel, Scrisori din lumi paralele [Letters from Parallel Worlds]. She works as a senior editor with the press group Romania and is in charge of the publication Romanian Panorama.