Andrzej Sosnowski

poet, essayist and translator
Andrzej Sosnowski

(born in 1959) – poet, essayist and translator. For years he has been working as an editor of Literatura na Świecie. Laureate of the Kościelski Award, Gdynia Literary Award, and the Wrocław Silesius Poetry Award. Author of over a dozen volumes of poetry: he debuted with the collection Życie na Korei in 1992. Since then he has published over a dozen volumes, including his most recent publication – Trawers – which was released in 2017. He has translated works by Ezra Pound, John Ashbery, Elizabeth Bishop, John Cage, Ronald Firbank and Harry Mathews. In 2017, he was awarded the Wrocław Silesius Poetry Award for his lifetime achievement.