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2018: Poland’s Ryszard Krynicki with Clare Cavanagh, Edward Hirsch and Alissa Valles
Recorded At: Poets House Recorded On: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Born in a Nazi labor camp in Austria in 1943, Ryszard Krynicki went on to become one of post-war Poland’s most significant poets, as well as an acclaimed editor, publisher, and translator. Krynicki joins his translators and fellow poets to read and discuss the release of his selected book of poems, Magnetic Point, and the first uncensored, English-language translation of Our Life Grows, first published in Paris in 1978.
Presented as part of the PEN World Voices festival.