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Julia Fiedorczuk

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Julia Fiedorczuk

Julia Fiedorczuk is one of Poland’s leading poets. She was awarded the 2018 Szymborska Prize, Poland’s most prestigious poetry award, for Psalmy (Psalms), and has received many other honors, including the Hubert Burda Prize and the Polish Association of Book Publishers award for best debut....

She has published six volumes of poetry, two novels, a collection of short stories, and three critical books. She is a professor of American studies at Warsaw University. Her work, both creative and academic, focuses on the relationship between humans and their more-than-human environments. Her poems have been translated into many languages, including Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Serbian, and English. A collection of her poetry titled Oxygen, in Bill Johnston’s translation, was published by Zephyr Books in 2017. Fiedorczuk has translated the poetry of numerous American poets, including Wallace Stevens, Laura Riding, and Forrest Gander.

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