born in 1979, poet and translator; the author of three collections of poetry: Przygody, etc. (2005, Adventures, etc.), Jesień Zuzanny (2007, Susanna’s Autumn) and 47 lotów balonem (2013, 47 Balloon Flights). He translated authors such as Gertrude Stein, James Schuyler, William S. Burroughs, Henry Green, Raymond Roussel, Forrest Gander, Harryette Mullen, Rod Mengham, Marcus Slease, Thurston Moore, Mark Ford and Grzegorz Wróblewski. He lives in Warsaw, Poland ∞
Piotr Gwiazda has published two books of poetry, Messages (Pond Road Press, 2012) and Gagarin Street (Washington Writers’ Publishing House, 2005). He is also the author of James Merrill and W.H. Auden: Homosexuality and Poetic Influence (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). He is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC).
Grzegorz Wróblewski, born in 1962 in Gdańsk and raised in Warsaw, has been living in Copenhagen since 1985. He has published ten volumes of poetry and three collections of short prose pieces in Poland; three books of poetry, a book of poetic prose and an experimental novel in Denmark; a book of selected poems in Bosnia-Herzegovina; and a selection of plays. His work has been translated into fifteen languages. His poems in English translation appear in many journals, anthologies, and chapbooks, as well as in two collections Our Flying Objects (Equipage Press, 2007) and A Marzipan Factory (Otoliths, 2010).
Marcus Slease was born in Portadown, N. Ireland in 1974. He has lived all over the world as a teacher of English as a foreign language. With the Polish poet Grzegorz Wroblewski, he edited a special edition of Past Simple which included innovative poetry from Poland, Denmark, the U.S., and the Czech Republic. He is the author of seven books of poetry including Mu (Dream) So (Window) (Poor Claudia, 2012) and The House of Zabka (Deathless Press, 2013). A recent interview can be found here: http://everestonline.tumblr.com/post/53433193690/marcus-slease-interview You can find him at Never Mind the Beasts www.marcusslease.blogspot.com
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Maggie Humm is a Professor in the School of Arts and Digital Industries at the University of East London. Her books include Border Traffic , The Dictionary of Feminist Theory (the first edition of which was named ‘outstanding academic book of 1990’ by Choice ), the best-selling ModernFeminisms , Feminism and Film, Modernist Women and Visual Cultures: Virginia Woolf, VanessaBell, Photography and Cinema, Edinburgh University Press, 2002 and Rutgers University Press, 2003, Snapshots of Bloomsbury: the Private Lives of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell, Rutgers University Press and the Tate, 2006, and The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and the Arts(invited author Edinburgh International Book Festival 2010). She was an editor of the RoutledgeEncyclopaedia of Women and has been a Distinguished Visiting Scholar and Professor at many universities including Massachusetts, San Diego State, Stanford, Rutgers, Queen’s Belfast, and Karachi. She gave the Annual Virginia Woolf Birthday Lecture in 2002 and has given keynote and plenary papers in Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Egypt, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, the USA and elsewhere.