Tuesday, August 17

Faith in Strangers


Faith in Strangers

Katarzyna Szaulińska

translated from the Polish

by Mark Tardi


18 pages, paper

Toad Press, 2021. $5.00

You can purchase a copy of Faith in Strangers here.

KATARZYNA SZAULIŃSKA was born in Kołobrzeg in 1987. Her debut collection Druga Osoba [Second Person] was winner of Biuro Literackie’s first-book award and published in 2020. She has published work in respected literary journals in Poland, such as Mały Format, Helikopter, Kontent, Fabularie, Wakat, and Kultura Liberalna. English translations of her work have appeared in Another Chicago Magazine, La Piccioletta Barca, and Jet Fuel Review. She is also the author of a comic book about depression entitled Czarne Fale/Murky Waves and the one-woman show Córcia [Baby girl], which was staged at the WARSaw Theatre. She lives in Warsaw, where she works as a psychiatrist and psychotherapist.

MARK TARDI is a writer, translator, and lecturer on faculty at the University of Łódź. He is the author of three books, most recently, The Circus of Trust (Dalkey Archive, 2017). Recent work and translations have appeared or are forthcoming in Denver Quarterly, Circumference, La Piccioletta Barca, Jet Fuel Review, Armstrong Literary, Berlin Quarterly, Notre Dame Review, and elsewhere. His translation of The Squatters’ Gift by Robert Rybicki was published by Dalkey Archive Press in 2021.