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Piotr Sommer

Piotr Sommer is a poet, essayist, and translator of Anglo-American poetry into Polish. He has published seven collections of his poems, two books of essays, and has translated John Ashbery, John Berryman, D.J. Enright, Seamus Heaney, Kenneth Koch, Robert Lowell, Derek Mahon, Frank O'Hara, and Charles Reznikoff. He works for Literatura na swiecie (Literature in the World), a Polish journal of international writing, and lives outside Warsaw. He has taught at several American universities. This year he is a fellow at the National Humanities Center in North Carolina. Wesleyan University Press has just brought out C ontinued, his new book of poetry in English translation. (2005)

 

 

 

 

 

 



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