The Cedars of Walpole Park / Cedry z Walpole Park

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Host: Presented by Book & Kitchen in collaboration with the Polish Cultural Institute in London
Location: Book & Kitchen 31 All Saints Road Notting Hill London W11 1HE
Speaker: Maria Jastrzębska Anna Blasiak

London launch event for a new collection of poetry by Maria Jastrzębska with readings in English (by Maria) and in Polish (by Anna Blasiak).

A Polish born poet, editor and translator, Maria Jastrzębska is the author of 6 poetry collections and a literary drama, Dementia Diaries, produced by LLL in 2011, which toured nationally supported by a Wellcome Trust Arts Award. She was co-editor of Queer in Brighton (New Writing South, 2014). Her work is frequently anthologized, most recently in Hallelujah for 50ft Women (Bloodaxe, 2015) and features in the British Library project Poetry Between Two Worlds.
Maria will be reading from her new book, Cedry z Walpole Park / The Cedars of Walpole Park, a bilingual collection of selected poems, translated into Polish by Anna Blasiak, Pawel Gawronski and Wioletta Grzegorzewska, published this year by Faktoria SÅ»P in Poland.  

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