Born in Telciu, Bistrita-Nasaud County, Romania on 30th of August 1966. He married to Cristina Maria Vlasin (music teacher and jazz singer) and has a son Darius Andrei Vlasin (born in Madrid in 4 December 2009). Had his literary debut in Romania Literara Magazine 16/1999, with a introduction made by Nicolae Manolescu; his editorial debut was in 1999 with the poetry volume "Tratat la psihiatrie" (Cured at Psychiatry), published at Vinea Publisher, Bucharest, with a preface by Nicolae Manolescu and an afterword by Paul Cernat; The volume have won the award of the debut section of the Bucharest Writers Association in 1999 and was nominee at the Romanian Union of Writers Awards, 1999..
His debut as a writer was in 1999, in Romania Literara magazine.
Tratat la psihiatrie - Ed. Vinea, Bucarest - 1999 / Editura Liternet - 2006, Atac de panica - Noesis, Bucarest - 2000 & Ed. Muzeul Literaturii Romane, Bucarest - 2002, Poemul Turn - Colectia "Biblioteca Bucarest" - Asociatia Scriitorilor din Bucuresti & Ed. Azero - 2005, Ultima suflare - Ed. Muzeul Literaturii Romane, Bucuresti / A.S.B. - 2001 & Editura Liternet - 2003 Omul decor - Ed.Brumar, Timisoara, 2009 Ayla - Ed. Cartea Romaneasca, Bucarest, 2011
Collaboration with Literary Magazines
Gelu Vlasin published poetry, essay and literary reviews in the majority of the literary magazines from Romania also in magazines from USA, Canada, Spain, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Morocco, Argentina, Mexico, Australia, Hungary and Israel.
Essays Don Quijote Ratacitorul Eikon Publishing House, 2009
Profesional Activities Member of USR Romanian Writers Union (2000) Member of the National Council of USR - Romanian Writers Union (2009) Member of Monitoring and Suspension Commission USR - Romanian Writers Union (2010) Member of ASB - Bucharest Writers Association(2000) Member of the Leading Commission of Poetry Section from ASB Bucharest Writers Association (2009) President of the Association Hispano-Romanian Dialogo Europeo (2007) First Vice-President of FEDROM - Federation of the Romanian Associations in Spain (2008) President of DIVERBIUM -Madrid (2009) Founder & Coordinator of online literary network Reteaua literara Founder & Coordinator of The Club of the Romanians all-over the world Romania din Diaspora Founder & Coordinator al Literary Club DIVERBIUM from Madrid
Literary Prizes Also he won some prestigious national and international awards: Tertulia Cerro Almodovar Award - Madrid 2004 Puertas Abiertas Award - Madrid 2002 Colocviile Cosbuc Award, 2000 Debut Award of Bucharest Writers Association 1999 The International Festival of Sighet Award 2000 The Great Award Ion Vinea 1999 Cristian Popescu Award 1999 Liviu Rebreanu Salons Award 1999