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Michael Kandel

Contributor

Michael Kandel

Michael Kandel was a Fulbright student in Poland, 1966-67; taught Russian literature at George Washington University; received his PhD in Slavic at Indiana University; translated Polish writer Stanislaw Lem for Harcourt; wrote a few articles on Lem; worked as an editor at Harcourt, where he acquired authors Jonathan Lethem, Ursula K. Le Guin, James Morrow, and others; has written science fiction, short stories, and a few novels (Bantam, St. Martin's); and is presently an editor at the Modern Language Association. He is the editor and translator of the anthology A Polish Book of Monsters.

Articles by Michael Kandel

Balm of a Long Farewell
By Marek Huberath
1The tiny oval of Orefine has a remarkable number of canals. The island once served as a center for the islands nearby, many of them even tinier. In this network, the earth dug from the canals was used…
Translated from Polish by Michael Kandel
Animal Farm; or, a Short and Somewhat Political History of Comics in Poland
By Tomasz Kołodziejczak
The GoatPolish comics began in 1919 with the publication in the Lvov satirical weekly Szczutek (“Fillip”) of With Fire and Sword; or, The Adventures of Mad Grześ, about a young soldier…
Translated from Polish by Michael Kandel
Yoo Retoont, Sneogg. Ay Noo
By Marek Huberath
Finally Tib's gray gown fell to the floor, and the Dags started to climb up her leg.
Translated from Polish by Michael Kandel
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