Meet the Author with Poet Jerzy Jarniewicz

Meet the Author with Poet Jerzy Jarniewicz

UW Polish Studies Endowment Committee and the UW Slavic Dept invite everybody to an evening with Jerzy Jarniewicz, one of Poland’s most acclaimed poets, translators and critics. He will be reading his poems in Polish and in English from his volume “Landless Boys” translated by Piotr Florczyk.

Jarniewicz is a professor at the Łódź University in Poland and a recipient of the top literary award in Poland, the 2022 Nike Award for his poetry volume “Mondo cane”. He is visiting UW as part of his US tour related to the recent release of “Landless Boys”, his debut in English. His books will be available for purchase at the event.

Following reading of his poetry, Jerzy Jarniewicz will be joined on stage by Prof. Piotr Florczyk for a conversation on poetry, translation as well as the Polish and world literature among other topics.

Sponsored by the Maria Kott Endowed Professorship of Polish Studies, UW Slavic Dept., UW Polish Studies Endowment Committee and the UW Translation Studies.

This event is free and open to the public. It will be held at room 120 of the Communications building at University of Washington campus.

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