Karen Kovacik is a poet and translator living in Indianapolis, USA. In 2004-05, she received a Fulbright research grant to Poland to translate contemporary women poets. With Ewa Kruśchiel, she is currently translating Agnieszka Kuckiak's Dalekie kraje. Antologia poetów nieistniejących (Distant Countries - An Anthology of Non-Existent Poets, 2005). Her translations have appeared in American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Private (Italy) and many other journals.