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Krzysztof Jaworski

CHECK OUT KRZYSZTOF JAWORSKI.

TERRIFIC POEMS OVER HERE. TRANSLATED BY BANJAMIN PALOFF


http://bettermagazine.org/004/krzysztofjaworski.html






Krzysztof Jaworski was born in Kielce, Poland, in 1966, and has written over a dozen books, including Irksome Pleasures: Collected Poems 1988–2008 and, most recently, To the Marrow, an avant-garde novel about his experience with cancer. He remains one of the most provocative poets in Poland today.
Benjamin Paloff is the author of two collections of poems, And His Orchestra(2015) and The Politics (2011), and has translated several books from Polish, including Lodgings: Selected Poems of Andrzej Sosnowski (2011). He teaches literature and critical theory at theUniversity of Michigan.

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