Book of the Week / Wioletta Grzegorzewska / Smena’s Memory
|This first collection from one of Poland’s most promising poets spans the course of an already rich publishing career, covering her childhood and the experience of growing up in post-Communist Poland to her most recent struggles with life in England and the continuation of her existence as a woman of letters on foreign soil. This is the first time her work has been published in English, representing an important moment for contemporary poetry produced outside of Poland.
The book also contains the poems in the original Polish.
Languages English / Polish
Wioletta Grzegorzewska – poet, writer, editor, translator. Born in southern Poland, she moved to the UK in 2006. She currently resides in the town of Ryde on the Isle of Wight. Her poetry volumes include Wyobraźnia kontrolowana (Częstochowa 1998), Parantele (Częstochowa 2003), Orinoko (Tychy 2008), Inne obroty (Toronto – Rzeszów 2010) and the bi-lingual collection Smena’s Memory (OFF_PRESS, 2011). She has won the Tyska Zima Poetycka Prize for the publication of a volume of post-debut poetry. Her series of prose poems, Notatnik z Wyspy, was published in Poland in 2012. Most recently, her debut novel, Guguly, was released by Czarne, Poland’s premier independent publishing house. Both are currently being translated into English.
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