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A Family Affair: On Translating Anna Piwkowska’s “The Dye Girl”

A few years ago, I began translating from Polish in earnest, trying my hand at classic short stories and chapters of contemporary novels here and there. But as much as I liked what I was doing, I felt restless with prose, veered into poetry, and settled—perhaps unintentionally—much closer to home.  Now, I translate poems by Anna Piwkowska, a poet living in Warsaw, who’s published nine books of poetry and won some of Poland’s most prestigious literary prizes for...

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