East and West

Piotr Florczyk

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  • Published: April 2016
  • Subject Listing: Literature / Poetry
  • Bibliographic information: 72 pp., 5.5 x 8.5 in.
  • Territorial rights: World Rights
  • Distributed for: Lost Horse Press
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Whether questioning the afterlife of the Berlin Wall or taking a fresh look at kitchenware-"The peeler / loves the grater the way / the heirloom tea cup loves the saucer"-poet Piotr Florczyk investigates themes of identity, politics, and memory while wrestling with what it is that makes us human.
Piotr Florczyk is a poet, essayist, and translator. He was born and raised in Kraków, Poland, and moved to the United States at the age of sixteen. In addition to his books, he has published poems, translations, essays, and reviews in many journals. He is one of the founders of Calypso Editions, a cooperative press. He is a Ph.D. candidate in the Literature and Creative Writing Program at the University of Southern California.