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Adam Wiedemann

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Adam Wiedemann

Adam Wiedemann (1967) is a poet, prose writer and music critic, as well as an editor of the Krakow-based monthly Studium. He has published five books of poetry; his most recent collection, Calypso, has been nominated for the NIKE Prize, as were two of his earlier books. He has received the Koscielski Foundation prize.

Articles by Adam Wiedemann

A Thousand
By Adam Wiedemann
We exist on innumerable photographs. Whoever you areyou exist. In a country landscape there is no placefor sublime pleasures of the soul. Whoever’s tired of the citythis, or some other, can go to the…
Translated from Polish by Beatrice Smigasiewicz
From “Konwalia”
By Adam Wiedemann
1. Sunday, Kazimierz Marketthey have everything you can imagine here at leastthat’s what it seems like though as usual everythingamazes everyone with its poverty in facti can’t see myself…
Translated from Polish by W. Martin
Calypso
By Adam Wiedemann
The sea’s color is green.The white sand is stained with blood.An old woman dies at the diner, underfed,under prepared. The telephone only takes phone cards.Some people are hard to recognize, evenon…
Translated from Polish by W. Martin