Jerzy Jarniewicz is a Polish poet, translator and literary critic, who lectures in English at the University of Łódz. He has published twelve volumes of poetry, thirteen critical books on contemporary Irish, British and American literature, and has written extensively for various journals, including Poetry Review, Irish Review, Cambridge Review. He is editor of the literary monthly Literatura na Świecie (Warsaw) and has translated the work of many novelists and poets, including James Joyce, John Banville, Seamus Heaney, Raymond Carver, Philip Roth, Edmund White, Ursula Le Guin, and Derek Walcott. In 2022 he won the Nike Literary Award, one of Poland’s highest honors, when his poetry volume Mondo Cane was named book of the year.
Landless Boys, a poetry collection by Jerzy Jarniewicz,
translated from the Polish by Piotr Florczyk,
is now available from MadHat Press.