Piotr Florczyk

Photo by Dena Florczyk

Piotr Florczyk is an award-winning poet, translator, and scholar who teaches in the Global Literary Studies program at the University of Washington, Seattle. Alongside multiple volumes of Polish poetry translations, he has published books of original poetry in English and in Polish. He lives with his family in Los Angeles.

  • A photograph of a two windows on a two story apartment building. A face (oversized) fills one and a giant hand emerges from the other.
    March 13, 2023 | Piotr Florczyk
    Photo by Lava Lavanda / Unsplash First Language Not sure what to make of the title             (titles can be misleading, like                         Chinatown or Popiół i diam...
  • April 13, 2016 | Piotr Florczyk
    Like most immigrant kids, John Guzlowski never wanted to write about his Polish parents and the world they left when they came to America. They had been slave laborers during World War II, while he, b...
  • Piotr Florczyk
    July 28, 2014 | Piotr Florczyk
    While staring at the paper on his writing desk, the author wonders whether he’s building a new Tower of Babel. There is a poem I know, by a poet who shall remain unnamed, in which the poet en...

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