Free Over Blood - Contemporary Polish Writing in Translation

"Free Over Blood", OFF_Press and Zeszyty Poetyckie, 2011

The Year of Czesław Miłosz is now at its peak, with the young poets of Poland marching in his footsteps

Free Over Blood presents the work of several generations of Polish poets, fresh talent mixed in with the most established household names, all of them widely published, winners of Poland’s most prestigious literary prizes. Each poet presents five pieces of verse, in the original Polish and in English translation.

Each book is hand stitched using the Japanese Yamato / monk style binding and made specifically to individual order and is accompanied by a DVD of Everything Poetry Still, a documentary showing one of the translators, Marek Kaźmierski, travelling round Poland, translating the poems while also discovering their country of origin.

Free Over Blood, edited by Dawid Jung and Marcin Orliński. Translated by  Marek Kazmierski, Karen Kovacik, Benjamin Paloff and Katarzyna Szuster. Published by OFF_Press and Zeszyty Poetyckie, 2011.

Poets featured - Justyna Bargielska, Jacek Dehnel, Dariusz Dziurzyński, Mariusz Grzebalski, Wioletta Grzegorzewska, Roman Honet, Dawid Jung, Joanna Lech, Dawid Majer, Jakobe Mansztajn, Joanna Mueller, Marcin Orliński, Marta Podgórnik, Andrzej Sosnowski, Dariusz Suska, KrzysztyfoSzymoniak, Eugeniusz Tkaczyszyn-Dycki, Adam Wiedemann and Radosław Wiśniewski.
Number of pages 283.

Source: Polish Cultural Institute in London

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