Friday, August 29
poems by Grzegorz Wróblewski
translated from the Polish by Adam Zdrodowski
18 pp. paper. staple-bound.
Cover design based on a painting by the author.
Toad Press, 2008 $5.00
GRZEGORZ WRÓBLEWSKI was born in 1962 in Gdansk and grew up in Warsaw, Poland; he has lived in Copenhagen since 1985. He has published seven volumes of poetry and a collection of short prose pieces in Poland, three books of poetry, a book of poetic prose and an experimental novel (translations) in Denmark, and selected poems in Bosnia-Herzegovina. He has also published a selection of plays. His work has been translated into five languages. English translations of his poems have appeared in London Magazine, Poetry London, Magma Poetry, Parameter Magazine, Poetry Wales, The Delinquent, Chicago Review, 3rd bed, Eclectica, Mississippi Review, Absinthe, Common Knowledge, Practice: New Writing + Art, Jacket Magazine, and in various anthologies including Altered State: The New Polish Poetry, Carnivorous Boy Carnivorous Bird, and A Generation Defining Itself - In Our Own Words. His selected poems Our Flying Objects was published by Equipage Press in 2007, and the chapbook These Extraordinary People was published by erbacce-press in 2008.
Read more excerpts (and something nice about us in Polish): http://cycgada.art.pl/?p=1055
More on Grzegorz Wróblewski at Jacket2 and the Project for Innovative Poetry