Julia Fiedorczuk, born in 1975, is a poet, translator, and lecturer in American literature at Warsaw University, Poland. She has published four volumes of poetry, the most recent of which is Tlen (2009). Her first collection, Listopad nad Narwią, received an award for the best first book of the year (2003). She is also a recipient of the 2005 Hubert Burda Preis. Her poems have appeared in anthologies in Great Britain, the United States, Slovenia, and Sweden. Her translations include English and American poetry, prose, and criticism by Wallace Stevens, Laura Riding, John Ashbery, and Yusef Komunyakaa. She is also the author of a collection of short stories, Poranek Marii i inne opowiadania (2010), and the novel Biała Ofelia (2011).