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Czernovitz - Charmovitz

Czernovitz - Charmovitz

by Aneta Kaminska

Translated by Anna Blasiak & Bohdan Piasecki

Aneta Kamińska is a Polish poet, author of
eight volumes of poetry. She has a wonderful
ear for language and her specialty is poetry
brimming with linguistic games. She is also a
prolific translator of contemporary Ukrainian
poets. This chapbook presents a selection of
Kamińska’s own poetry from across the years.

Through the fracturing of language, with
word and sound-play or othertimes a deceptive
simplicity, Kamińska’s poems pull us up short
with their visceral honesty. Whether she
is writing about the female body, a Jewish
cemetery, the pandemic or the invasion of
Ukraine, her poems are at once fierce and
intimate. She is a unique voice which cannot
be ignored, its freshness and immediacy
discovered and relayed to us in ingenious ways
by her translators.


Maria Jastrzębska

ISBN: 9781911469513
For publication May 2024

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