S127. Exophonic Writing in America
Saturday, March 30, 2019
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Piotr Florczyk's most recent books are East & West, a volume of poems, and two translations, My People & Other Poems by Wojciech Bonowicz, and Building the Barricade by Anna Świrszczyńska, which won the 2017 Found in Translation Award. He is a doctoral candidate at USC.
Mónica de la Torre is the author of five collections of poetry, including The Happy End/All Welcome. Her most recent translation project, Omar Cáceres's Defense of the Idol, is forthcoming. She is a Bonderman Assistant Professor of the Practice at Brown University.
Gazmend Kapllani is an Albanian-born novelist. He is the author of three novels, a 2012 Radcliffe Fellow and 2013 Brown University Visiting Scholar. He holds a PhD in political science and history from Panteion University of Athens. He teaches creative writing and history at Emerson College.
Piotr Gwiazda teaches in the Department of English at the University of Pittsburgh. His recent publications include Aspects of Strangers (poetry), U.S. Poetry in the Age of Empire (literary criticism), and Zero Visibility by Grzegorz Wróblewski (translation from Polish).