Some poems of Grzegorz Wroblewski in the Brooklyn Rail.
Translated by Piotr Gwiazda.
They are from Grzegorz's collection Dwie kobiety nad Atlantykiem - from 2011
Piotr Gwiazda’s translations of Wróblewski’s poetry have appeared in AGNI Online, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, The Nation, and Seneca Review. Gwiazda’s translation of Wróblewski’s book of prose poems Kopenhaga has just been published by Zephyr Press.
Grzegorz is coming to London at the beginning of Feb. With Piotr Gwiazda and Adam Zdrodowski (two of Grzegorz's terrific translators and also terrific poets).
A rare event!!!!
Kopenhaga via Warsaw via Gdansk via The Milky Way
Save the dates:
1) Feb 7th 5-7PM at UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies. A READING AND DISCUSSION OF KOPENHAGA AND POLISH POETRY. I WILL BE READING A FEW POEMS BASED ON EXPERIENCES LIVING IN KATOWICE : http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ssees/research/research-centres/emigrating-landscapes-seminars/emigrating-landscapes-seminars-events-publication/e-migrating-wroblewski-poetry
2) Feb 8th at the Rich Mix at 7PM. As part of WROGOWIE – THE ENEMIES PROJECT: POLISH POETRY. British poets in collaboration with some Polish poets. Gonna be a fab night.
3) Feb 9th at 7.30PM. A reading and celebration of Grzegorz Wroblewski's Kopenhaga. As well as Polish and English poetry from Piotr Gwiazda and Adam Zdrodowski. The Torriano Reading Series in North London.
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